Selective anilide herbicides effective against grasses and dicotyledons. Commercially available in the form of granules, wettable (dispersible) powders or concentrates.


[affected.gif] Animals most affected
Cattle, (sheep, dogs).


[etiology.gif] Etiology
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.


[toxic.gif] Toxicity
See individual compounds.


[clinical.gif] Clinical features
Not very pronounced:


[lesions.gif] Lesions
Non-specific.


[treatm~1.gif] Treatment
No antidote. Symptomatic care only, promote excretion.