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Bromacil

General Information

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  • Chemical Class: Substituted uracil herbicide
  • Uses: Annual and perennial weeds, brush, woody plants and vines in Agriculture, drainage systems, airports and landing fields, outdoor industrial areas, rights-of-way, fencerows and hedgerows, paved areas including private roads and sidewalks, recreational areas, and outdoor refuse and solid waste sites
  • Alternatives: Organic agricultureBrush control
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Possible (10)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (4)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes (8)
  • Birth/Developmental Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (4)
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Not documented
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Additional Information