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Triforine

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Systemic fungicide
  • Uses: Registered for use on ornamentals including roses, trees, herbaceous plants, woody shrubs and vines.
  • Alternatives: Organic Land Management
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

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

Additional Information

  • Regulatory Status:
    • All food uses were voluntarily cancelled in 1996 and the associated tolerances were revoked in a final rule published on July 23, 2004