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General Information

  • Fact Sheet: Chlorothalonil.pdf
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  • Chemical Class: Organochlorine fungicide
  • Uses: Agricultural crops, Christmas trees, turf and golf course, residential lawns, adhesive and grout additive, paint preservative, wood treatment
  • Alternatives: AgricultureOrnamental/Lawn
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Likely (16)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Yes (6)
  • Neurotoxicity: Yes (14)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (4)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes (8)
  • Birth/Developmental Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Yes (6)
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Additional Information