Selective HBN herbicides (residual or contact), available commercially in the form of concentrated emulsions and granules.

[affected.gif] Animals most affected
Cattle, dogs.

[etiology.gif] Etiology
Poisoning involving these compounds is rare, but may arise following:


Compounds in this category

Bromoxynil, chlortiamide, dichlobenil, ioxynil, propyzamide (often available only as mixtures).


[toxic.gif] Toxicity

These herbicides act as uncoupling agents. Toxicity varies according to the compound involved and the particular preparation. Toxic doses: see entries for individual corn-pounds.




[clinical.gif] Clinical features

Febrile syndrome:


The following may occasionally develop:


Frequently favourable outcome.


[lesions.gif] Lesions



[treatm~1.gif] Treatment

No antidote. Symptomatic care only, promote excretion: