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Penthiopyrad

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Carboxamide Fungicide
  • Uses: To control a broad spectrum of diseases on large variety of corps; inhibits fungal respiration by binding to mitochondrial respiratory complex II.
  • Alternatives: Organic agricultureOrganic lanwn care
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Likely (43, 141)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Possible (139, 141)
  • Reproductive Effects: Possible (139)
  • Neurotoxicity: Possible (27)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Likely (27, 139, 141)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Likely (139)
  • Birth/Developmental: Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Possible (140)
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (140)
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (27, 140)
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Residential Uses as Found in the ManageSafe™ Database

Additional Information