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Action

Herbicide

Use

For deep-rooted broadleaf weeds and woody plants. Most grasses are resistant. Noncrop use in brush control along utility rights-of-way on forest sites, for weed and brush control in pastures and rangeland, and broadleaf weed control in small grains.

Formulation

Water soluble concentrate.

Identification

Common Names

Picloram (ANSI, BSI, ISO-E, ISO-F, ISO, JMAF, WSSA); Piclorame (ISO-F, ISO)

CAS Code

1918-02-1

Other Code Number

SHA 005101

Chemistry

Compositions

4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropyridine-2-carboxylic acid or 4-amino-3,5,6-trichloropicolinic acid (IUPAC); 4-amino-3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinecarboxylic acid (CAS)

Properties

Decomposes at 215°C, photodegrades, nonvolatile.

Molecular Formula

C6H3Cl3N2O2

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

pyridine carboxylic acid

Mode of Action

action like indole acetic acid (synthetic auxins)

Action Group

HRAC Group O; WSSA Group 4

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: LC50 19.3 mg/l (rainbow trout); 14.5 - 44.5 (bluegill). Bee: Nontoxic

Water Solubility

430 ppm

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

WARNING

Toxicity Class

II

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 >5000 mg/kg

Emergency Guidelines

First Aid

Get medical aid. Eyes: flush immediately with plenty of water. Skin: wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Inhalation: remove to fresh air. Ingestion: induce vomiting if large amounts are ingested