RACER BB  - Beauveria bassiana BioInsecticide
01 Name, address & status of the applicant Agri Life
Plot No.23 FF, Sancharpuri Colony
New Bowenpally
Secunderabad – 500 011.
Andhra Pradesh, India
02 Address of the premises where the manufacturing will be done Agri Life
154 A/5-1, SVCIE
IDA Bollaram - 502 325.
Medak Dist.
Andhra Pradesh, India
03 The common name and Trade name of the Insecticide which the applicant proposes to import or manufacture Beauveria bassiana 1.15% W.P.
(Common Name)
(Talc Based Formulation of Beauveria bassiana 1.15%WP)
(RACER BB) (Trade Name)
04 In case of formulation the source of supply of technical grade material & its status of registration chemical composition Beauveria bassiana Strain No.NCIM-1216 from National Collection of Industrial Microorganisms (NCIM), Biochemical Sciences Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
05 Kind & name of active & other ingredients & percentage of each

Verticillium lecanii

(i) Stability in storage (as per details specified by the Registration Committee)
(ii) Shelf-life claim
Beauveria bassiana in Talc based formulation:

Composition                   % W/W

(a) Beauveria bassiana       - 1.15 %
(Spores and Nutrients
medium residues)
(b) Spore Count (CFU/g)     - (1 x 108 min)
(c) Carrier (Talc)                - 90.85 %
(d) Moisture                       - 8.00 %
Total                                  100%

Stable at Room Temperature for 14 months.

12 months
RADOSOM, A Govt of India, DSIR Recognised R & D Centre has tested the talc based product for shelf-life and Report available
06 Toxicity of the products to human beings, wild life and aquatic animals Toxicological Evaluation detailed below revealed the product to be as low hazardous Class IV Compound Non – Toxic to Warm blood animals. Results of Acute Toxicological Studies:

Particulars of Acute Toxicological Studies: -

i. Acute Oral Toxicity/  : *1x108CFU/Rat
Pathogenicity – Rat (>5000mg/kg B.W)

ii. Acute Oral Toxicity/ : *1x108CFU/Mouse
Pathogenicity – Mouse (>5000mg/kg B.W)

iii. Acute Pulmonary    : *1x107 CFU/Rat
- Rat

Vi. Primary Skin Irritation : Non – Irritant
- Rabbit

vii.Irritation to Mucous : Non – Irritant
Membrance (Eye)

• Non – Toxic and Non – Virulent at the maximum recommended Test Dose level. Detailed Reports available

• Data generated at Intox Pvt Ltd, Pune, india.
07 The plant diseases, insects & other poisons animals and weeds against which it is intended to be used (Published/authentically report on bioeffiency of the Insecticides to be enclosed as per details specified by the registration Committee) Leaf Folder of Rice

Exhibits effective control on Rice Leaf Folder Cnaphalocrosis medinalis pest at 2,500 Grams/Ha when applied twice at 15 days intervals in rice. Bio-efficacy report from Division of Entomology, ICAR Reseach Complex for NEH Region, Umiam (Meghalaya).

Bollworm of Cotton

Exhibits effective control of cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera at 2,000 Grams/Ha when applied twice at 15 days intervals in cotton. Bio-efficacy report from RADOSOM, Govt of India, DSIR recognised in-house R & D Centre of Som Phytopharma (India) Ltd

Summary of Reports on bio-efficacy is provided below.
Crop Pest Dose & spray Schedule Impact      Phytotoxicity Safety To
Parasites &
Report No



Rice leaf folder Cnaphalo-crosis medinalis


2500 g/Ha

15 days interval

2000 g/Ha

15 days
Good control & 47% increase in yields over control in Kharif’03

Good control of Bollworm up to 91% in 2003 season

  ICAR Report dated

RADOSOM report 136/2003

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