The names of many products include mysterious designations. WP, WG, SL, SC. There are many such designations. But what do they really mean? On this page, we have gathered the most important of them and explained what the symbols on the packaging try to tell us.
The symbol which we can find next to the name of the product means the formulation of the given product. Let us decipher its meaning on the product, which is provided as an example. This product is Mythos 300 SC. Mythos is the trade name of the product, 300 is the content of the active substance expressed in grams (g/l or g/kg) or per cents - in the case of this formulation, 300 means 300 g / l - two digits always mean per cents, and three digits mean grams. SC is the symbol of the formulation, i.e. this is a concentrate in the form of a concentrated suspension.
The most important and the most popular symbols include:
- AE - aerosol
- AL - liquid
- CS - capsule suspension
- DS - powder for dry treatment of seeds
- EC - concentrate for the preparation of an aqueous emulsion
- EW - emulsion, oil in water
- FK - smoke bomb
- GB - granular bait
- GE - gas emitter
- GR - granules
- SC - concentrate in the form of a concentrated suspension
- SL - soluble concentrate
- SP - water-soluble powder
- WG - granules for the preparation of an aqueous suspension
- WP - product for the preparation of an aqueous suspension
- WS - powder for the preparation of an aqueous suspension, used for the treatment of seeds and plants.