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Triclopyr

General Information

  • Fact Sheet: Triclopyr.pdf
  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Pyridine compound herbicide
  • Uses: Control broad leaf weeds and brush on rights-of-way,pasture and rangelands, forests, rice, and turf, including home lawns
  • Alternatives: Least-toxic Weed managment, Organic agriculture, Organic lawn care
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Not documented
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Yes (6)
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (11)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes (8)
  • Birth/Developmental Yes (6)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Yes (6)
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Additional Information