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General Information

  • Chemical Class: Herbicide
  • Uses: Rights-of-way, conifer and hardwood seedling nurseries, established perennial and wildflower plantings, established turf sites, residential and institutional lawns, commercial sod farms, golf courses, railways, and landscape ornamentals; Special Local Need (SLN) registrations in California and Arizona for use on irrigation drainage ditches, spreading grounds, channels, canals, and levees in wastewater treatment facilities
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture, lawns/landscapesgolf course
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Yes (8)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Suggestive Evidence (8, 112)
  • Reproductive Effects: Possible (113)
  • Neurotoxicity: Yes (8)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Not documented
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not documented
  • Birth/Developmental: Possible (113)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Not documented
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Not documented
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Residential Uses as Found in the ManageSafe™ Database

Additional Information