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Revised June 1996


Trade and Other Names: Trade names include Arathane, Caprane, Capryl, Cekucap 25 WP, Crotonate, Crotothane, DCPC, Dicap, Dikar (a mixture of dinocap and mancozeb), DNOPC, Ezenoan, Iscothane, Karathane, Mildane, and Mildex.

Regulatory Status: Dinocap is a slightly toxic pesticide in EPA toxicity class III. Labels for products containing dinocap must bear the Signal Word CAUTION. It is a General Use Pesticide (GUP).

Chemical Class: dinitrophenyl

Introduction: Dinocap, a dinitrophenyl, was first registered in the late 1950s and has been used as a contact fungicide to control fungus and, to a lesser extent, as an acaricide for control of ticks and mites. It is applied to limit mites in apple crops, as well as foliage for control of powdery mildew on fruit, vegetable, nursery, and ornamental crops. It is available as dust, liquid concentrate, and wettable powder formulations.

Formulation: It is available as dust, liquid concentrate, and wettable powder formulations.

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Basic Manufacturer:

Rohm and Haas Co.
Agricultural Chemicals
Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106


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

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