A protectant dithiocarbamate fungicide,
available commercially in the form of wettable (dispersible) powders, for dusting,
and as a soluble concentrate. Extensively used in agriculture, although its use as
a pesticide is severely restricted in the UK.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions
and treatment, see
Carbamates, thiocarbamates and dithiocarbamates
Compound is of low toxicity.
Oral doses in mg/kg:
Toxic to fish
Note: where administered repeatedly to quail, an anti-thyroid effect has been