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Benfluralin

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Dinitroaniline Herbicide
  • Uses: Applied to non-bearing fruit and nut trees, non-bearing berries, non-bearing vineyards, turf, ornamentals, rights of way, Christmas tree plantations, lettuce, alfalfa, Johnsongrass seedlings (residential), chickweed, lambsquarters, purslane, knotweed, clover, pigweed, plantain,crabgrass, foxtail, goosegrass, and Poa annua, barnyardgrass and fescue.
  • Alternatives: Organic Lawn care, Least-toxic right of way managment,
    Least-toxic invasive weed managment, Organic agriculture
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

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

Additional Information