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 .

[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Compound is of low toxicity.

Oral doses in mg/kg:
LD50 rats 6700
  guinea pigs 7500

Toxic to fish
Note: where administered repeatedly to quail, an anti-thyroid effect has been observed.