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Revised June 1996


Trade and Other Names: Trade names for triallate include Avadex BW, Buckle, Carbamothoic acid, CP 23426, Dipthal, Far-Go, Showdown, and TDTC Technical.

Regulatory Status: Triallate is a General Use Pesticide (GUP). It is classified as toxicity class III - slightly toxic. Formulations of triallate bear the Signal Word CAUTION.

Chemical Class: thiocarbamate

Introduction: Triallate belongs to the thiocarbamate chemical class. It is a pre-emergence selective herbicide used to control grass weeds in field and pulse crops. It is used selectively to control wild oats, black grass, and annual meadow grass in barley, wheat, peas, lentils, rye, maize, beets, brassicas, carrots, and onions. Depending on the crop that is treated, the herbicide is incorporated in the soil before or after planting. Triallate is available as emulsifiable concentrate and granular formulations.

Formulation: Triallate is available as emulsisfiable concentrate and granular formulations. Toxicological Effects:

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Basic Manufacturer:

Monsanto Company
800 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63167


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

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