A synthetic, cumulative, anticoagulant rodenticide. Available commercially in the form of pastes (based on wheat, cereals and meal), containing up to 0.005%, powders (up to 1%) for incorporation into food, or liquid concentrates (0.25% w/w).
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and investigations, see Anti-coagulants .


[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Oral doses in mg/kg:
LD50 rats 1.8
  mice 0.8
  rabbits 2
  hens 100
  dogs 50
  cats 100
  pigs 80-100


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Treatment
See section under Anticoagulants.