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Fenoxaprop-ethyl (FE)

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Aryloxyphenoxy propionic acid
  • Uses: Not Registered in U.S.: A selective, postemergence herbicide for control of annual and perennial grass weeds in crops such as beans, beets, cotton, groundnuts, potatoes and other vegetables.
  • Alternatives: Organic agricultureOrganic land managment
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Suggestive (2, 205)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Suspected (194)
  • Reproductive Effects: Yes (11, 206)
  • Neurotoxicity: Insufficiently Studied
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (11)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes = Skin (205)
  • Birth/Developmental: Yes (11)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Insufficiently Studied
  • Potential Leacher: Low (205)
  • Toxic to Birds: Possible (205)
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (205)
  • Toxic to Bees: Possible (205)

Additional Information