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Trade and Other Names: Trade and other names of products containing quizalofop-p-ethyl include Assure II, Copilot, Pilot Super, Sheriff, Targa D+, and Targa Super Quizalofop. The compound may be found in formulations with other herbicides such as benazolin and clopyralid (trade name Benazalox).

Regulatory Status: The compound is a General Use Pesticide (GUP). Quizalofop-p-ethyl is a slightly toxic compound in EPA toxicity class III. End-use products are required to have the Signal Word CAUTION on their labels.

Chemical Class: phenoxy compound

Introduction: Quizalofop-p-ethyl is a selective, postemergence phenoxy herbicide. It is used to control annual and perennial grass weeds in potatoes, soybeans, sugar beets, peanuts, vegetables, cotton and flax, as well as other crops.

Quizalofop-p and quizalofop-p-ethyl should not be confused with quizalofop or quizalofop ethyl. The latter two compounds are distinctly different from the former two. The material in this profile refers only to the technical compound quizalofop-p-ethyl unless otherwise stated.

Formulation: Not Available

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Basic Manufacturer:

Zeneca Agricultural Products
1800 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19897


References for the information in this PIP can be found in Reference List Number 7

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