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Oxyfluorfen

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Diphenyl-ether herbicide
  • Uses: Pre- and post-emergent control of annual broadleaf and grassy weeds in a variety of tree fruit, nut, vine, and field crops, forestry, and residential.
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture, Organic christmas trees, Organic Lawn care
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

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

Additional Information