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Revised June 1996


Trade and Other Names: Trade names include G-30028, Geigy 30028, Gesamil, Milocep, Milogard, Milo-Pro, Plantulin, Primatol P, Propazin, Propinex, and Prozinex.

Regulatory Status: Propazine is classified as a slightly toxic compound in EPA toxicity class III and as a General Use Pesticide (GUP). Labels for products containing propazine must bear the Signal Word CAUTION.

Chemical Class: triazine

Introduction: Propazine is an herbicide used for control of broadleaf weeds and annual grasses in sweet sorghum. It is applied as a spray at the time of planting or immediately following planting, but prior to weed or sorghum emergence. It is also used as a postemergence selective herbicide on carrots, celery and fennel. Propazine is available in wettable powder, liquid, and water dispersible granular formulations.

Formulation: Propazine is available in wettable powder, liquid, and water dispersible granular formulations.

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Basic Manufacturer:

Ciba-Geigy Corporation
P.O. Box 18300
Greensboro, NC 27419-8300


References for the information in this PIP can be found in Reference List Number 8

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