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Thiobencarb

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Carbamate Herbicide
  • Uses: Control of grasses, sedge and broadleaf weeds in food crops such as rice (represents 95% of use), lettuce, celery, and endive
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Not classifiable (8)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Yes (8)
  • Neurotoxicity: Yes (8)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (8)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes (8)
  • Birth/Developmental Yes (8)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Yes (8)
  • Potential Leacher: Not documented
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Additional Information