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

Non-specific.

 


[treatm~1.gif] Treatment

No antidote. Symptomatic care only, promote excretion: