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Revised June 1996


Trade and Other Names: Another common name is dodine acetate. Trade names include AC 5223, Apadodine, Carpene, Curitan, Cyprex, Efuzin, Melprex, Sulgen, Syllit, Tebulan, Vandodine, and Venturol.

Regulatory Status: Dodine is a General Use Pesticide (GUP). It is registered for use only in western states for peaches, pears, and cherries. It is classified as toxicity class I - highly toxic. Products containing it bear the Signal Word DANGER because of its potential to cause severe eye irritation.

Chemical Class: substituted acetate

Introduction: Dodine is a fungicide and bactericide used to control scab on apples, pears, and pecans, brown rot on peaches, and several foliar diseases of cherries, strawberries, peaches, sycamore trees, and black walnuts. It is also used as an industrial biocide and preservative. The compound works by changing the cell walls of the fungus, causing loss of the materials from within the cell. It is available as a soluble concentrate or a wettable powder.

Formulation: It is available as a soluble concentrate or a wettable powder.

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Basic Manufacturer:

Rhone-Poulenc Ag. Co.
P.O. Box 12014
2 T.W. Alexander Dr.
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709


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

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