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Revised June 1996


Trade and Other Names: Trade names include Farmaneb, Manesan, Manex, Manzate, Nereb, and Newspor.

Regulatory Status: Maneb is a practically nontoxic ethylene(bis)dithiocarbamate in EPA toxicity class IV. It is registered as a General Use Pesticide (GUP). Labels for products containing mancozeb must bear the Signal Word CAUTION.

Chemical Class: ethylene(bis)dithicarbamate

Introduction: Maneb is an ethylene(bis)dithiocarbamate fungicide used in the control of early and late blights on potatoes and tomatoes and many other diseases of fruits, vegetables, field crops, and ornamentals. Maneb controls a wider range of diseases than other fungicides. It is available as granular, wettable powder, flowable concentrate, and ready-to-use formulations.

Formulation: It is available as granular, wettable powder, flowable concentrate, and ready-to-use formulations.

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Basic Manufacturer:

ELF Atochem North America, Inc.
2000 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-3222


References for the information in this PIP can be found in Reference List Number 4

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