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dithiopyr

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Pyridinecarboxylic acid
  • Uses: Lawns, Ornimental plants
  • Alternatives: Organic Lawn Managment
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Not documented
  • Endocrine Disruption: Yes (46)
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Not documented
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not documented
  • Birth/Developmental Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Yes (55)
  • Potential Leacher: Not documented
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (46)
  • Toxic to Bees: Yes (56)

Additional Information