Spectracide® Weed Stop® For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules

Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules will control all your lawn’s weeds in one application. The product will kill over 200 lawn weeds commonly found in home lawns, including dandelion, chickweed, thistle and clover, and will prevent crabgrass and other undesirable annual grasses. Apply anytime spring through fall when weeds are actively growing. This product has up to 5 months control. When used as directed it won't harm lawns.

  • Pre-emergent crabgrass killer
  • Kills 200+ weeds as listed
  • Covers up to 3000 sq ft
IMPORTANT INFO

Active Ingredients

2,4-D (CAS 94-75-7) 0.64%
Mecoprop-p (CAS 16484-77-8) 0.14%
Dicamba (CAS 1918-00-9) 0.06%
Dithiopyr (CAS 97886-45-8) 0.16%
Other Ingredients 99.00%
Total 100.00%
THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS:
12.8 lb 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid equivalent per ton.
2.8 lb (+)-(R)-2-(2 methyl-4-chlorophenoxy)propionic acid equivalent per ton.
1.2 lb 3,6-dichloro-o-anisic acid equivalent per ton.
3.2 lb dithiopyr per ton.
Isomer Specific by AOAC Methods
  • 10.8 lb
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Do not apply this product in a way that will contact any person or pet, either directly or through drift. Keep people and pets out of the area during application. Do not allow people or pets to enter the treated area until dusts have settled.
  • Read all precautions and directions for use carefully before applying this product.
  • If incorporation is accomplished by watering-in, do not enter or allow entry to the treated areas (except those involved in watering) until the watering-in is complete and the surface is dry.
  • Do not use this product on seedling buffalograss in the spring of the first year of establishment until the turfgrass is fully green and has established new roots.
  • Do not use Spectracide® Weed Stop® For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules on colonial bentgrass, dichondra, carpetgrass, or ‘Floratam’ St. Augustinegrass.
  • Do not use this product where desirable clovers are present or spread (apply) the granules onto flowers, vegetables or ornamental shrubbery. Do not spread over exposed roots of trees and ornamentals. Do not exceed specified dosage for any area.
  • Do not use clippings from treated areas for mulching vegetables or fruit trees.
  • Do not contaminate domestic or irrigation waters.
  • Do not use this product on or near desirable plants, including within the drip line of the roots of desirable trees and shrubs, since injury may result.
  • Do not apply directly to or near water, storm drains, gutters, sewers, or drainage ditches. Do not apply within 25 feet of rivers, fish ponds, lakes, streams, reservoirs, marshes, estuaries, bays, and oceans. Do not apply when windy. Apply this product directly to your lawn, and sweep any product landing on the driveway, sidewalk, gutter, or street back onto the treated area. To prevent product runoff, do not over water the treated area(s) to the point of runoff or apply when raining or when rain is expected that day.
  • If the lawn has been seeded recently, wait until after the third mowing before using this product. Do not seed, overseed or sprig the treated area for 10 weeks after application.
PRODUCT INFORMATION
Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules will control all your lawn’s weeds in one application. Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules will kill over 200 lawn weeds commonly found in home lawns including dandelion, chickweed, thistle and clover, and will prevent crabgrass and other undesirable annual grasses.

Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules is recommended for the following established turf species:
Established Cool Season Turfgrasses – Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, fine and tall fescues.
Established Warm Season Turfgrasses – Bahiagrass, bermudagrass, buffalograss, centipedegrass, zoysiagrass, St. Augustinegrass (except ‘Floratam’).

Use of Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules on lawns and ornamental turfgrasses that are not well established, or have been weakened by stress due to mechanical operations, pests, excessive temperatures, or lack of moisture may increase the chances for turfgrass injury. Allow turfgrass weakened by these stresses to recover before application of this product.

When applied as directed, Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules will control the following weeds:

Annual Grass Weeds:

  • annual bluegrass (poa annua)
  • annual ryegrass
  • barnyardgrass 
  • crabgrass
  • crowfootgrass
  • foxtail (green and yellow)
  • goosegrass
  • kikuyugrass (seedling)
  • perennial ryegrass
  • smutgrass (seedling)

Established Broadleaf Weeds:

  • Annual yellow sweetclover
  • Aster
  • Austrian fieldcress
  • Bedstraw
  • Beggarticks
  • Betony, Florida
  • Bindweed, field
  • Bird vetch
  • Bitter wintercress
  • Bittercress, hairy
  • Bitterweed
  • Black-eyed Susan
  • Black medic
  • Black mustard
  • Blackseed plantain
  • Blessed thistle
  • Bloodflower milkweed
  • Blue lettuce
  • Blue vervain
  • Bracted plantain
  • Brassbuttons
  • Bristly oxtongue
  • Broadleaf dock
  • Broadleaf plantain
  • Broomweed
  • Buckhorn plantain
  • Bulbous buttercup
  • Bull thistle
  • Bullnettle
  • Burclover
  • Burdock
  • Burning nettle
  • Burweed
  • Buttercup
  • Buttonweed
  • Canada thistle
  • Carolina geranium
  • Carpetweed
  • Catchweed bedstraw
  • Catnip
  • Catsear
  • Chickweed, common
  • Chickweed, mouseear
  • Chicory
  • Clover, white
  • Cockle
  • Cocklebur
  • Common mullein
  • Creeping jenny
  • Cudweed
  • Curly dock
  • Daisy, English
  • Daisy fleabane
  • Daisy, oxeye
  • Dandelion
  • Dichondra
  • Dogfennel
  • Dollarweed
  • False dandelion
  • Falseflax
  • False sunflower
  • Fiddleneck
  • Florida pusley
  • Frenchweed
  • Galinsoga
  • Goathead
  • Goldenrod
  • Ground ivy
  • Gumweed
  • Hairy fleabane
  • Hawkweed
  • Healall
  • Heartleaf drymary
  • Heath aster
  • Hedge bindweed
  • Hedge mustard
  • Henbit
  • Hoary cress
  • Hoary plantain
  • Hoary vervain
  • Horsenettle
  • Jimsonweed
  • Knawel
  • Knotweed
  • Kochia
  • Lambsquarters
  • Lespedeza
  • Mallow
  • Matchweed
  • Musk thistle
  • Mustard
  • Narrowleaf plantain
  • Narrowleaf vetch
  • Nettle
  • Orange hawkweed
  • Oriental cocklebur
  • Oxalis
  • Parsley-piert
  • Parsnip
  • Pearlwort
  • Pennycress
  • Pepperweed
  • Pigweed
  • Pineappleweed
  • Pineywoods bedstraw
  • Plains tickseed
  • Plantain
  • Poison ivy
  • Poison oak
  • Pokeweed
  • Poorjoe
  • Prairie sunflower
  • Prickly lettuce
  • Prickly sida
  • Prostrate knotweed
  • Prostrate pigweed
  • Prostrate spurge
  • Prostrate vervain
  • Puncturevine
  • Purslane, common
  • Ragweed
  • Red sorrel
  • Redroot pigweed
  • Redstem filaree
  • Rough cinquefoil
  • Rough fleabane
  • Russian pigweed
  • Scarlet pimpernel
  • Scotch thistle
  • Sheep sorrel
  • Sheperdspurse
  • Slender plantain
  • Smallflower galinsoga
  • Smooth dock
  • Spiny amaranth
  • Spiny cocklebur
  • Spiny sowthistle
  • Spotted catsear
  • Spotted spurge
  • Spurweed
  • Stinging nettle
  • Strawberry, India mock
  • Tall nettle
  • Tall vervain
  • Tansy ragwort
  • Tansy mustard
  • Tanweed
  • Thistle
  • Trailing crownvetch
  • Tumble mustard
  • Tumble pigweed
  • Velvetleaf
  • Venice mallow
  • Virginia buttonweed
  • Virginia creeper
  • Virginia pepperweed
  • Wavyleaf bullthistle
  • Western clematis
  • Western salsify
  • White mustard
  • Wild aster
  • Wild buckwheat
  • Wild carrot
  • Wild four-o’clock
  • Wild garlic
  • Wild geranium
  • Wild lettuce
  • Wild marigold
  • Wild mustard
  • Wild onion
  • Wild parsnip
  • Wild radish
  • Wild rape
  • Wild sweet potato
  • Wild vetch
  • Woodsorrel
  • Woolly croton
  • Woolly morningglory
  • Woolly plantain
Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules can be used either in the spring or fall. Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules should be used when the grass and weeds are actively growing and the soil is moist. Do not apply under drought conditions.
In the spring, the ideal time to apply Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules is just before or when the forsythia is in bloom or when the first dandelion flowers appear. In southern areas (see map), make a second application of Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules in six to eight weeks for best weed and crabgrass control.

In the fall, apply Spectracide Weed Stop For Lawns Plus Crabgrass Preventer Granules when the weather cools and both the grass and weeds are actively growing, generally around Labor Day.

This product needs to stick to the leaves of broadleaf weeds and should be applied when the grass is wet from dew or rain; poor results will occur if it is applied to dry lawns. The lawn should not be watered or disturbed for 24 hours after application. Delay mowing for three days after application.
Apply this product when the wind is calm. Do not apply this product onto desirable plants or shrubs as damage may result. If the product gets onto other plants, immediately brush or wash it off the foliage.
Use a drop or rotary spreader designed to apply granular fertilizers. Avoid skips or excessive overlaps as poor weed control or turfgrass injury may result.
Apply 3.6 pounds of product per 1,000 sq ft of turfgrass.
In New York State: Do not exceed one application at the recommended rate of 3.6 lb of product per 1,000 sq ft (0.25 lb of dithiopyr per acre).

Other States: Do not apply more than 3.6 pounds of product per 1,000 square feet of turfgrass per application. If necessary, a second application may be made no sooner than 30 days after the first. Do not apply more than 7.2 pounds of product per 1,000 square feet per year.

CALIBRATION INSTRUCTIONS 

  • For best results, apply this product evenly and uniformly, avoiding streaking, skips or overlaps.
  • For 3.6 pounds of product per 1,000 square feet of turfgrass: Check your spreader on 275 square feet and adjust to apply at the rate of 1 pound of product per 275 square feet.
  • Check equipment frequently to verify calibration.

 

SUGGESTED SPREADER SETTINGS:

These spreader settings are approximate. The age and condition of spreader, speed of operation and evenness of terrain may require slightly different settings for desired coverage.

 

Spreader Setting Recommendations for Desired Rates*
Broadcast/Rotary Spreaders  Delivers 3.6 lb per 1,000 sq ft 
Agri-Fab Broadcast 5
Precision Products Broadcast 4
Scotts® Turf Builder® EdgeGuard® DLX
Drop Spreaders Delivers 3.6 lb per 1,000 sq ft
Earthway Ev-N-Spred 11
Earthway Ev-N-Spread Drop 20
Precision Products Drop
Scotts® Turf Builder® Classic Drop 8
Sta-Green
*Spreader setting recommendations are accurate for the specified spreader and the products used under the test conditions (temperature and humidity). Results obtained by an applicator in the field may vary based on spreader calibration differences, speed and environmental factors (temperature and humidity).

Do not contaminate water, food, or feed by storage and disposal.

PESTICIDE STORAGE: Keep in original container in a cool, dry area, away from extreme heat and direct sunlight. Do not store near food, feed, seeds or other pesticides.
PESTICIDE DISPOSAL AND CONTAINER HANDLING: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If partly filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain. 

Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
CAUTION. Causes moderate eye irritation. Harmful if absorbed through skin or if swallowed. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Handlers should wear long-sleeved shirt and long pants, shoes plus socks, and chemical-resistant gloves made of any waterproof material.

User Safety Requirements
Follow manufacturer's instructions for cleaning/maintaining PPE. If no such instructions for washables exist, use detergent and hot water. Keep and wash PPE separately from other laundry. Discard clothing and other absorbent material that have been drenched or heavily contaminated with the product’s concentrate. Do not reuse them.

User Safety Recommendations

  • Users should wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet.
  • Users should remove clothing/PPE immediately if pesticide gets inside. Then wash thoroughly and put on clean clothing. If pesticide gets on skin, wash immediately with soap and water.
  • Users should remove PPE immediately after handling this product. Wash the outside of gloves before removing. As soon as possible, wash thoroughly and change into clean clothing.
First Aid
If in eyes:
  • Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.
  • Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
If swallowed:
  • Call a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice.
  • Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow.
  • Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control center or doctor.
  • Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If on skin or clothing:
  • Take off contaminated clothing.
  • Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes.
  • Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
If inhaled:
  • Move person to fresh air.
  • If person is not breathing, call 911 or an ambulance, then give artificial respiration, preferably by mouth-to-mouth, if possible.
  • Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
Have the product container or label with you when calling a poison control center or doctor or going for treatment. For additional information in case of emergency, call toll free 1-800-917-5438.

Environmental Hazards
This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates and may adversely affect non-target plants. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area. Rinsing application equipment over the treated area will help avoid runoff to water bodies or drainage systems.
This chemical has properties and characteristics associated with chemicals detected in groundwater. The use of this chemical in areas where soils are permeable, particularly where the water table is shallow, may result in groundwater contamination. Application around a cistern or well may result in contamination of drinking water or groundwater.