s
s s

FacebookTwitterYoutubeRSS

spacer s spacer

Seven Dow Chemical Pesticides
A Beyond Pesticides Factsheet

Health Effects of Seven Dow Pesticides

Cancer
Endocrine
Disruption
Reproductive
Effects
Neurotoxicity
Kidney/Liver
Damage
Sensitizer/
Irritant
Birth
Defects
2,4-D
- Crossbow a,c
- Grazon P+D
- GlyMIX MT b
- Pathway
- Non-Dow Products
D, X1
"Probable"2
X3
X4
X4
X1
X1
Chlorpyrifos
- Dursban Pro
- Dursban 50W
- Dursban TC
- Lock-On
- Lorsban 75 WG
- Lorsban 15G
- Lorsban 4E c
- Lorsban 4E-SG c
E
X3
X1
X1
X4
Sulfuryl Fluoride
- Vikane
- Profume
O
X3
X3
X1
Clopyralid
- Confront a
- Curtail e
- Curtail M b,c
- Lontrel
- Hornet b
- Hornet WDG b
- Reclaim
- Redeem R&P a
- Stinger
- Transline
- WideMatch b,c
X3
X3
X3
Triclopyr
- Confront d
- Crossbow e
- Garlon 3A
- Garlon 4 c
- Grandstand CA
- Grandstand R
- PastureGard b,c
- Pathfinder II
- Redeem R&P d
- Remedy c
- Remedy RTU
- Turflon Ester
D, X3
X5
X1
X5
X3
Atrazine
- FulTime b
- Keystone b
- Keystone LA b
X3
"Known"2
X4
X1
X1
X1
X4
Picloram
- Grazon P+D e
- Pathway e
- Surmount b
- Tordon RTU e
- Tordon 22K
- Tordon K
- Tordon 101 Mix e
E
X3
X5
X5
X6
 
Environmental Effects of Seven Dow Pesticides

Detected in Groundwater
Potential Leacher
Toxic to Birds
Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms
Toxic to Bees
2,4-D
- Crossbow a,c
- Grazon P+D
- GlyMIX MT b
- Pathway
- Non-Dow Products
X1
X4
X1
X1
X1
Chlorpyrifos
- Dursban Pro
- Dursban 50W
- Dursban TC
- Lock-On
- Lorsban 75 WG
- Lorsban 15G
- Lorsban 4E c
- Lorsban 4E-SG c
X5
X5
X1
Sulfuryl Fluoride
- Vikane
- Profume
O
O
O
Clopyralid
- Confront a
- Curtail e
- Curtail M b,c
- Lontrel
- Hornet b
- Hornet WDG b
- Reclaim
- Redeem R&P a
- Stinger
- Transline
- WideMatch b,c
X3
X3
O
O
O
Triclopyr
- Confront d
- Crossbow e
- Garlon 3A
- Garlon 4 c
- Grandstand CA
- Grandstand R
- PastureGard b,c
- Pathfinder II
- Redeem R&P d
- Remedy c
- Remedy RTU
- Turflon Ester
X4
X5
X5
Atrazine
- FulTime b
- Keystone b
- Keystone LA b
X1
X1
X1
Picloram
- Grazon P+D e
- Pathway e
- Surmount b
- Tordon RTU e
- Tordon 22K
- Tordon K
- Tordon 101 Mix e
X5
X5
X5

D = EPA weight-of-evidence category, “not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity,” usually due to inadequate data.
E = EPA weight-of-evidence category, “evidence of non-carcinogenicity for humans.”
2B = International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization (IARC) category, the agent (mixture) is possibly carcinogenic to humans.
X = Adverse effect demonstrated.
O = no data available


a - formulated with triclopyr
b - formulated with other active ingredients of concern
c - formulated with petroleum distillates. While petroleum distillates not considered active ingredients because they do no specifically attack the target pest, they are of concern to health and the environment and are commonly found in formulations. Health effects of petroleum distillates include dermatitis (skin irritation) and neurotoxic effects.
d -formulated with clopyralid
e - formulated with 2,4-D


1 - Extension Toxicology Network (EXTOXNET) Pesticide Information Profiles, ace.orst.edu/info/extoxnet/ghindex.html.
2 - Illinois EPA, Endocrine Disruptors Strategy, February 1997.
3 - Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP), Pesticide Factsheets. <http://www.pesticide.org/factsheets.html#pesticides>
4 - Beyond Pesticides ChemWatch Factsheet.
5 - U.S. EPA, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances. R.E.D. Factsheets. <http://www.epa.gov/oppsrrd1/REDs/>
6 - Picloram causes birth defects when used in combination with 2,4-D (as is common in formulations), according to Reference #3.