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General Information

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  • Chemical Class: Tetrazine miticide
  • Uses: Selective mite growth regulator used on almonds, apples, apricots, cherries, grapes, nectarines, peaches, pears, persimmons, prunes, plums, walnuts, and ornamentals
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Possible (53)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Yes (30)
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (53)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not documented
  • Birth/Developmental Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Not documented
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Not documented
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Additional Information