Health hazards: Some evidence of endocrine disrupting activity, neurotoxic effects and skin sensitiser
- PFAS (persistent in soil and water): TFA residues
- Very toxic to aquatic life
- Risk of groundwater contamination
Exposure: Authorised in pesticides in almost all Member States AT, BE, BG, CY, CZ, DE, EE, EL, ES, FR, HU, IE, IT, LT, LU, LV, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI & SK.
Residue present in food: For wheat, barley and potatoes, Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) above the Level of detection (0.10mg/kg to 0.15 mg/kg per product).
Regulatory state of play: Initially approved from 2004 to 2013, prolonged for the 8th time while reassessment is ongoing
Main use: To control grasses and broadleaf weeds in cereals, including barley, wheat, rye and spelt, and potatoes