An emulsifiable concentrate, containing 0.8 pound of active ingredient per gallon, Mustang Max is replacing FMC’s Fury 1.5 EC insecticide. FMC will continue to sell existing supplies of Fury but will no longer manufacture the pyrethroid.
“Mustang Max is a new product resulting from process technology that enriched the active isomers, significantly enhancing product performance,” according to a spokesman for FMC. “As a result, Mustang Max provides fast-acting and long-lasting broad-spectrum insect control.”
Use rates for Mustang Max range from 0.008 to 0.025 pound of active ingredient per acre, depending on the target pest and the crop being treated. FMC recommends 0.018 pound of active ingredient for Heliothine larvae and boll weevils in cotton.
As with other FMC insecticides, Mustang Max is packaged in one-quart and one-gallon containers and 15- and 110-gallon U-Turn containers. At this time, Mustang Max is not registered for sale in Arizona, California, New York or Florida.
The spokesman said FMC is continuing to offer its Capture 2EC insecticide/miticide for control of many insect species and species of mites. It will also continue to support the sale and use of its mixture of bifenthrin and spinosad, which is sold under the brand name Double Threat.