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Mancozeb

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: ethylene bisdithiocarbamate (EBDC) fungicide
  • Uses: Fungicide used in agriculture, professional turf management, and horticulture, on a wide variety of food/feed crops, including tree fruits, vegetable crops, field crops and grapes, ornamental plants, and sod farms. Other uses include greenhouse grown flowers and ornamentals, and seed and seed piece treatment.
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Yes (21)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Yes (30, 36)
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Not documented
  • 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 (8)
  • Toxic to Bees: Yes (19)

Additional Information