Selective anilide herbicides effective against grasses and dicotyledons. Commercially
available in the form of granules, wettable (dispersible) powders or concentrates.
Animals most affected
Cattle, (sheep, dogs).
Poisoning through accidental ingestion of the agrochemical product, although incidences
are rare as the compounds are of low toxicity.
Compounds in this category
Alachlor, carbetamide, dimetachlor, metazachlor, metolachlor, monalid, napropamide,
propachlor, propanil, tebutam.
See individual compounds.
Not very pronounced:
depression and locomotor ataxia.
No antidote. Symptomatic care only, promote excretion.