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General Information

  • Fact Sheet: Oryzalin.pdf
  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Dinitroaniline sulfonamide herbicide
  • Uses: Control of annual grasses, broadleaf weeds, woody shrubs and vines in grapes, berries and orchard crops, fruits nuts; residential and commercial/industrial lawns and turf, golf course turf, ornamentals and shade trees, Christmas tree plantations, fencerows/hedgerows, nonagricultural rights-of-way, and uncultivated areas including patios, paths, paved areas and power stations.
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture, Organic lawn care, Organic christmas trees, Least-toxic rights-of-way managment
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer:
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (11)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes (8)
  • Birth/Developmental: Yes (7)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (4)
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Residential Uses as Found in the ManageSafe™ Database

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