Acelepryn Insecticide

SKU: 185209

Size: 0.6 L
Sale price£750.00 ex. VAT
£900.00 inc. VAT
(minimum of 1)


Product Overview
Product Type Insecticide
Product Name Acelepryn
MAPP No. 20149
Active Substances Chlorantraniliprole
Formulation Suspension concentrate
Areas of Use Managed amenity turf & Amenity grassland
Amateur/Professional Professional
Phytomobility Residual
Mode of Action Group Ryanodine receptor modulator

Acelepryn is an insecticide containing the active substance, chlorantraniliprole. It can be used to control chafer grubs and leatherjackets in amenity grassland and managed amenity turf at a rate of 0.6 l/ha once per year.

Chafer grubs and leatherjackets are major pests of turf surfaces as they create primary damage to the grass plants by feeding on roots causing the plant to yellow, weaken and fail. Secondary damage can also occur as birds and mammals start to peck and dig up the turf surface in search of a food source. Acelepryn can be used against these damaging pests and, when applied prior to egg hatch, is ideal for controlling the insects at an early development stage and before serious damage can occur.

Acelepryn can be used on a wide range of turf surfaces, including on lawns, on airfields and in a variety of sports turf settings.

Product Benefits

  • Can be used to control leatherjackets and chafer grubs in garden lawns
  • Effective control of damaging insect pests in turf
  • Can be used as part of an integrated turf management strategy
  • Controls young grubs and larvae to reduce damage in the current year

Instructions for use

Where to use

Acelepryn can be used on amenity grassland and managed amenity turf surfaces:

  • Amenity grassland*: Areas of semi-natural or planted grassland subject to minimal or non-intensive management such as parkland and airfields
  • Managed amenity turf*: Areas of frequently mown, intensively managed turf such as lawns and all types of sports turf

*The total surface area treated must not exceed 10% in any given situation with the exception of lawns.

When to use

Acelepryn should be applied prior to egg hatch, when the adult chafer beetles or cranefly numbers are at their peak. Monitoring of adult numbers should be undertaken to determine the most effective application timing for the pest species that are present on any individual site.

Application Window Examples
Leatherjacket: Tipula paludosa Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Leatherjacket: Tipula oleracea Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Garden Chafer Beetle: Phyllopertha horticola Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cockchafer Beetle: Melolontha melolontha Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Welsh Chafer Beetle: Amphimallon solstitialis Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

How to use

Quantity Pack Coverage Maximum Treatments Application Rate Water Volume Application Method
0.6 L 1 ha 1 per annum 0.6 l/ha 500 - 600 l/ha Conventional knapsack sprayer
Vehicle mounted sprayer
3 L 5 ha

Acelepryn can be applied using either knapsack sprayers or vehicle mounted boom sprayers:

  • Half fill the spray tank with water
  • Add the required amount of Acelepryn and agitate to ensure thorough mixing
  • Add the remaining water and continue to agitate
  • Ensure the solution is thoroughly mixed and use immediately
  • After spraying clean all spraying equipment inside and out, using three rinses of clean water

Additional Information

  • The total surface area treated must no exceed 10% of the total area of managed amenity turf or amenity grassland in any given situation, with the exception of residential lawn use.
  • Observe label LERAP requirements with respect to unsprayed buffer zone distances to surface water bodies.

For further information regarding Acelepryn Insecticide, please contact our technical sales team on 01952 897917.

Technical Information

SKU Product File
185209 0.6 L Product Label (PDF)
185209 0.6 L Safety Data Sheet (PDF)
221435 3 L Product Label (PDF)

Safe use of pesticides

The purchaser and/or end users are responsible for ensuring that these products are used in line with industry Approved Codes of Practice. All operators must be trained and certificated in using and applying any Ministry Approved professional product.

Please be aware that by proceeding you are purchasing a professional pesticide product.

You must ensure the end user of these products complies with the DEFRA/HSE Code for the Safe use of Pesticides:

"By law, everyone who uses pesticides professionally must have received adequate training in using pesticides safely and be skilled in the job they are carrying out."

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