A protectant dithiocarbamate fungicide used for many edible crops. Available commercially in the form of wettable (dispersible) powders and for dry dusting; also in combination with ferbam, mancozeb and maneb fungicides.
F or etiology, clinical features, lesions and treatment, see Carbamates, thiocarbamates and dithiocarbamates .

[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Compound of low toxicity.
Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in mg/l:
LD50 rats 5200
LD sheep 500 for 15 days
LC50 (96 h) fish 68



Note: in cases of poisoning in sheep, the animals present with a characteristic yellow, watery diarrhoea.