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Florasulam

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Triazolopyrimidine Sulfonanilide
  • Uses: A post-emergent herbicide used on cereal grains (including non-underseeded winter wheat, spring barley, oats, rye, and triticale) to control broad-leaved weeds: chickweed, wild buckwheat, white clover, common danilion, broad-leaved plantaion, and cleavers in spring wheat (including durum).
  • Alternatives: Organic agricultureOrganic Lawn care
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Not documented
  • Endocrine Disruption: Possible (8, 114)
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Likely (8, 114)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes (8, 115, 116)
  • Birth/Developmental: Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Likely (8, 117, 118)
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (8, 116)
  • Toxic to Birds: Possible (116)
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (8, 116)
  • Toxic to Bees: Possible (43, 116)

Residential Uses as Found in the ManageSafe™ Database

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