Alachlor

Lasso
Alachlor is an herbicide from the chloroacetanilide family.wikipedia
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Atrazine

Altrazine
It is marketed in mixed formulations with atrazine, glyphosate, trifluralin and imazaquin.
Like the herbicides trifluralin and alachlor, atrazine is susceptible to rapid transformation in the presence of reduced iron-bearing soil clays, such as ferruginous smectites.

Acetochlor

Acetochlor
Acetochlor, as alachlor, can cause nasal turbinate tumors via the generation of a common tissue reactive metabolite that leads to cytotoxicity and regenerative proliferation in the nasal epithelium.

Metolachlor

Annual plant

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The greatest use of alachlor is for control of annual grasses and broadleaf weeds in crops.

Enzyme inhibitor

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Its mode of action is elongase inhibition, and inhibition of geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate (GGPP) cyclisation enzymes, part of the gibberellin pathway.

Geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate

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Its mode of action is elongase inhibition, and inhibition of geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate (GGPP) cyclisation enzymes, part of the gibberellin pathway.

Enzyme

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Its mode of action is elongase inhibition, and inhibition of geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate (GGPP) cyclisation enzymes, part of the gibberellin pathway.

Gibberellin

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Its mode of action is elongase inhibition, and inhibition of geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate (GGPP) cyclisation enzymes, part of the gibberellin pathway.

Trade name

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It is marketed under the trade names Alanex, Bronco, Cannon, Crop Star, Intrro, Lariat, Lasso, Micro-Tech and Partner.

Glyphosate

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It is marketed in mixed formulations with atrazine, glyphosate, trifluralin and imazaquin.

Trifluralin

It is marketed in mixed formulations with atrazine, glyphosate, trifluralin and imazaquin.

Imazaquin

imidazolinone
It is marketed in mixed formulations with atrazine, glyphosate, trifluralin and imazaquin.

Herbicide

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Alachlor is an herbicide from the chloroacetanilide family.

United States Environmental Protection Agency

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies the herbicide as toxicity class III - slightly toxic.

Toxicity class

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies the herbicide as toxicity class III - slightly toxic.

Maximum Contaminant Level

MCLfederal drinking water standardMaximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs)
The Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for drinking water is two parts per billion (2 ppb).

Human skin

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The EPA cited the following long-term effects for exposures at levels above the MCL in drinking water exposed to runoff from herbicide used on row crops: slight skin and eye irritation; at lifetime exposure to levels above the MCL: potential damage to liver, kidney, spleen; lining of nose and eyelids; cancer.

Human eye

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The EPA cited the following long-term effects for exposures at levels above the MCL in drinking water exposed to runoff from herbicide used on row crops: slight skin and eye irritation; at lifetime exposure to levels above the MCL: potential damage to liver, kidney, spleen; lining of nose and eyelids; cancer.

Liver

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The EPA cited the following long-term effects for exposures at levels above the MCL in drinking water exposed to runoff from herbicide used on row crops: slight skin and eye irritation; at lifetime exposure to levels above the MCL: potential damage to liver, kidney, spleen; lining of nose and eyelids; cancer.

Kidney

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The EPA cited the following long-term effects for exposures at levels above the MCL in drinking water exposed to runoff from herbicide used on row crops: slight skin and eye irritation; at lifetime exposure to levels above the MCL: potential damage to liver, kidney, spleen; lining of nose and eyelids; cancer.

Spleen

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The EPA cited the following long-term effects for exposures at levels above the MCL in drinking water exposed to runoff from herbicide used on row crops: slight skin and eye irritation; at lifetime exposure to levels above the MCL: potential damage to liver, kidney, spleen; lining of nose and eyelids; cancer.

Human nose

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The EPA cited the following long-term effects for exposures at levels above the MCL in drinking water exposed to runoff from herbicide used on row crops: slight skin and eye irritation; at lifetime exposure to levels above the MCL: potential damage to liver, kidney, spleen; lining of nose and eyelids; cancer.

Eyelid

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The EPA cited the following long-term effects for exposures at levels above the MCL in drinking water exposed to runoff from herbicide used on row crops: slight skin and eye irritation; at lifetime exposure to levels above the MCL: potential damage to liver, kidney, spleen; lining of nose and eyelids; cancer.

Cancer

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The EPA cited the following long-term effects for exposures at levels above the MCL in drinking water exposed to runoff from herbicide used on row crops: slight skin and eye irritation; at lifetime exposure to levels above the MCL: potential damage to liver, kidney, spleen; lining of nose and eyelids; cancer.

Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons

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Alachlor is a controlled substance under Australian law and is listed as a Schedule 7 (Dangerous Poison) substance.