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Revised June 1996


Trade and Other Names: Trade names for products containing carboxin include Cadan, Kisvax, Kemikar, Oxalin, Padan, Sanvex, Thiobel, Vegetox, and Vitavax. It is often used in combination with other fungicides such as thiram or captan.

Regulatory Status: Carboxin is classified as a General Use Pesticide (GUP) by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It is in toxicity class III - slightly toxic, and products containing it carry the Signal Word CAUTION on the label.

Chemical Class: anilide

Introduction: Carboxin is a systemic anilide fungicide. It is used as a seed treatment for control of smut, rot, and blight on barley, oats, rice, cotton, vegetables, corn, and wheat. It is also used to control fairy rings on turf grass. Carboxin may be used to prevent the formation of these diseases or may be used to cure existing plant diseases.

Formulation: Not Available

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Basic Manufacturer:

Uniroyal Chemical Co., Inc.

Benson Road

Middlebury, CT 06749


References for the information in this PIP can be found in Reference List Number 10

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