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Revised June 1996


Trade and Other Names: Trade names include Goal, Koltar and RH-2915.

Regulatory Status: Oxyfluorfen is a slightly to practically non-toxic compound in EPA toxicity class III [2]. Products containing oxyfluorfen must bear the Signal Word WARNING on the label because some formulated products may have higher toxicities. It is a General Use Pesticide (GUP).

Chemical Class: Not Available

Introduction: Oxyfluorfen is a selective pre- and post-emergent herbicide used to control certain annual broadleaf and grassy weeds in vegetables, fruit, cotton, ornamentals, and on non-crop areas (e.g. rail- and highway right-of-ways). It is a contact herbicide and light is required for it to affect target plants. It is available in emulsifiable concentrate and granular formulations.

Formulation: It is available in emulsifiable concentrate and granular formulations.

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Basic Manufacturer:

Rohm and Haas Co.
Agricultural Chemicals
100 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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