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Benalaxyl-M

General Information

  • Chemical Class: Unclassified (Xylylalanine)
  • Uses: Not U.S. EPA Registered:  a phenyl-amide fungicide which is effective in controlling downy mildew of grapes. The mode of action involves inhibiting nucleic RNA polymerase enzyme.
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Yes (2, 211)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Suggestive (211)
  • Reproductive Effects: Insufficiently Studied
  • Neurotoxicity: Possible (209)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (211)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not Likely
  • Birth/Developmental: Insufficiently Studied
  • Detected in Groundwater: Potential (212)
  • Potential Leacher: Low (212)
  • Toxic to Birds: Moderate (212)
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Moderate (212)
  • Toxic to Bees: Moderate (212)

Additional Information