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Imazalil

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Azole fungicide
  • Uses: No US registrations. Fungicide used for post harvest treatments on bananas (import tolerance only) and citrus fruits, and treatment of barley and wheat seeds prior to planting. Also used in chicken hatcheries.
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

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

Additional Information