Paraquat

CAS RN: 4685-14-7

Major Uses

For paraquat (USEPA/OPP Pesticide Code: 061603) there are 0 labels match. /SRP: Not registered for current use in the U.S., but approved pesticide uses may change periodically and so federal, state and local authorities must be consulted for currently approved uses./
For paraquat dichloride (USEPA/OPP Pesticide Code: 061601) ACTIVE products with label matches. /SRP: Registered for use in the U.S. but approved pesticide uses may change periodically and so federal, state and local authorities must be consulted for currently approved uses./ /Paraquat dichloride/
Desiccation of seed crops; noncrop and industrial weed control in bearing and nonbearing fruit orchards, shade trees, and ornamentals. Defoliation and desiccation of cotton. Harvest aid in soybeans, sugarcane, guar, and sunflowers, for pasture renovation, for use in "No-Till" or before planting or crop emergence, dormant alfalfa and clover, directed spray, and for killing potato vines. Eradication of weeds in rubber plantations, coffee plantations, and paddy bund. Talent /trade name/ postemergence in bananas, cocoa, coffee, coconuts, citrus, and sugarcane.
A widely used non-selective herbicide that kills all green plant tissue it contacts, especially grasses and weeds. Has been used to kill marijuana crops.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency classifies paraquat as "restricted use". This means that it can be used only by people who are licensed applicators.
Agricultural chemical /Paraquat dibromide/
Herbicide /Paraquat dichloride/
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