A dithiocarbamate fungicide, used in the UK as a bird and animal repellent (e.g. against bullfinches, rabbits, hares, deer). Available commercially in the form of wettable (dispersible) powders, for dry dusting and as concentrated suspensions to be applied undiluted or as a dilute spray.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions and treatment, see Carbamates, thiocarbamates and dithiocarbamates .

[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Oral doses in mg/kg or in concentrations in mg/l:
LD50 rats 1400
  guinea pigs 100-150
  rabbits 100-300
  partridges 75
LC50 (48 h) fish 0.5-1.0

Note: at levels of 500 ppm in the diet, the compound inhibits egg laying in quail and partridges.