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Hexazinone

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Triazine-dione herbicide
  • Uses: Blueberry, pineapple, sugarcane, rights-of-way/fencerows/hedgerows, alfalfa, grass forage/fodder/hay, pastures, rangeland, agricultural fallow/idle land, Christmas tree plantations, industrial areas (outdoor), recreational areas, drainage systems, forestry
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

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

Additional Information