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Sulfur

General Information

  • Fact Sheet: Sulfur.pdf
  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Inorganic fungicide, miticide, insecticide, rodenticide
  • Uses: Insecticide, fungicide and rodenticide on food and feed crops, ornamental, turf and residential sites; also used as a soil amendment for reclaiming alkaline soils
  • Alternatives: Ornamental/lawnsresidential
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Least-toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Not documented
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Not documented
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes (8)
  • Birth/Developmental Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (4)
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Not documented
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Additional Information