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Triadimefon

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Triazole fungicide
  • Uses: Control of various fungal diseases in fruit (pineapple) and non-food use sites such as: pine seedlings, Christmas trees, residential (sod farm) and commercial turf, ornamentals, and landscapes;
    also a seed treatment on: barley, corn, cotton, oats, rye, sorghum, and wheat
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture, Organic christmas trees, Organic lawn care
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Possible (10)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Yes (30, 36)
  • Reproductive Effects: Yes (11)
  • Neurotoxicity: Yes (4)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (11)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not documented
  • Birth/Developmental Yes (11, 21)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Yes (27)
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (4)
  • Toxic to Birds: Yes (20)
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Not documented
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Additional Information