Selective group of uracil herbicides with
multiple applications. Available commercially in the form of wettable (dispersible)
powders, or liquids for spraying.
Animals most affected
Cattle, (sheep, dogs).
Poisoning extremely rare, occurs through
accidental ingestion during preparation of the product for use. Vegetation which
has been correctly treated, and then harvested, is considered to be non-toxic.
Compounds in this category
Bentazone, bromacil, chloridazon, lenacil,
Compounds of low toxicity. Toxic doses: see
anorexia and depression;
occasionally tympanism, locomotor ataxia,
generally good prognosis.
No antidote. Symptomatic care only, if indicated.