Selective group of uracil herbicides with multiple applications. Available commercially in the form of wettable (dispersible) powders, or liquids for spraying.


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


[etiology.gif] Etiology
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, terbacil.


[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Compounds of low toxicity. Toxic doses: see individual compounds.


[clinical.gif] Clinical features


[lesions.gif] Lesions
Non-specific.


[treatm~1.gif] Treatment
No antidote. Symptomatic care only, if indicated.