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Fenoxycarb

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Carbamate insecticide
  • Uses: Fire Ant and Big Headed Ants in ornamentals, home lawns and landscaped areas around home, non-crop areas, horse farms, sod farms, non-grazed areas on farm, nurseries, and turf
  • Alternatives: Residential ants
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Yes (21) Likely (16)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (11)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not documented
  • Birth/Developmental Yes (11)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Not documented
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (4)
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Additional Information