A selective soil-incorporated dinitroaniline herbicide for use on various crops, effective against grasses and dicotyledons. Available commercially as a liquid for spraying. Often mixed with isoproturon, linuron, napropamide or terbutryn.
Animals most affected
Cattle, (sheep, goats, dogs).
Accidental ingestion of the agrochemical product. Incidents of water pollution have also been reported after spraying equipment and containers have been washed out into rivers, ponds or water courses
Compound of low toxicity, except to fish.
Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in mg/l;
|LD||cattle||175 for 10 days|
|sheep||175 for 10 days|
|TD||cattle||175 for 2 days|
|sheep||175 for 2 days|
|chickens||500 for 10 days|
Non-specific with no obvious characteristics:
Generally good prognosis.
Non-specific: congestion of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and kidneys.
No antidote. Symptomatic care only: