A translocated non-residual phosphonoglycine herbicide. It is a selective and systemic
agent, extremely effective in the control of annual and perennial weeds (couch grass,
quitch, bindweed). Available commercially in the form of soluble concentrates for
dilution in water.
Animals most affected
Cattle, sheep, dogs, (and other species).
Frequently implicated in cases of veterinary poisoning due to its extensive use.
In fact no cases of poisoning have been clinically demonstrated when this herbicide
is used properly under normal field conditions.
Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in mg/l:
LC50 (96 h)
Clinical features and lesions
No particular clinical signs have been observed, even where animals have directly
ingested the ready-prepared herbicide or glyphosate-treated vegetation.