[X] CLOSEMAIN MENU

[X] CLOSEIN THIS SECTION

photo

Gateway on Pesticide Hazards and Safe Pest Management

Back to the Gateway

Imazamox

Imazamox is formulated both as an acid and as an isopropylamine salt.

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Imidazolinone Herbicide
  • Uses:  A selective terrestrial and aquatic broad-spectrum herbicide used for post-emergence control of broadleaf weeds and grass in alfalfa, edible legumes, and soybeans.
  • Alternatives: Organic AgricultureOrganic lawn care
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Possible (124)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Possible (129)
  • Neurotoxicity: Possible (126, 127)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Possible (128)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not Likely (121)
  • Birth/Developmental: Not Likely (121)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Yes (123, 125)
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (121, 123)
  • Toxic to Birds: Low (121)
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (123, 125)
  • Toxic to Bees: Yes (122)

Additional Information