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Amitrole

Definition of the noun Amitrole

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noun - plural: amitroles

  1. [organic compound] The heterocyclic amine 3-amino-1,2,4-triazole that is used as a nonselective systemic triazole herbicide on nonfood croplands

Explanation

Amitrole: A colorless, odorless crystalline, aromatic amine with a bitter taste. Amitrole is a widely used herbicide for nonfood croplands to control annual and perennial grass type weeds, pondweeds and broad leaf. This substance has a very low acute toxicity in humans and is characterized by skin rash, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and nose bleeds. Amitrole is reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen.

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Google previewAgrochemical and Pesticide Desk Reference on CD-ROM (1999)

by Michael A. Kamrin, John H. Montgomery

Amitrole is a Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP). RUPs may be purchased and used only by certified applicators. Amitrole is classified as toxicity class III — slightly toxic. Products containing amitrole bear the Signal Word CAUTION. All use of ...

Google previewPesticide Chemistry (1989)

by G. Matolcsy, M. Nádasy, V. Andriska

NH2 1 Amitrole is a white crystalline powder readily soluble in water in hot ethanol (280. g/l). It forms salts with acids and bases, behaves chemically as an aromatic amine, and is a strong chelating agent. It can be synthesised by several ...

Google previewWeed Science (2002)

Principles and Practices by Thomas J. Monaco, Steve C. Weller, Floyd M. Ashton

Soi7 /n/7«f nces Because amitrole is a foliar-applied herbicide . soil has no effect on its performance. Microbial decomposition is the principal path ...

Google previewPesticide Profiles (1997)

Toxicity, Environmental Impact, and Fate by Michael A. Kamrin

Amitrole is a Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP). RUPs may be purchased and used only by certified applicators. Amitrole is classified as toxicity class III — slightly toxic. Products containing amitrole bear the Signal Word CAUTION. All use of ...

Google previewManaging Competing and Unwanted Vegetation (OR,WA,ID,CA) (1988)

Environmental Impact Statement

Amitrole is a non-selective herbicide for use in conifer release, general weed control, and range improvement. The herbicide works by affecting a variety of biochemical processes. LC50 is greater than10 ppm for ...

Google previewVegetation Treatment on BLM Lands in 13 Western States (1991)

Environmental Impact Statement

Amitrole is a broad-spectrum herbicide used for controlling a wide range of grasses and broadleaf weeds. it is registered for use on many noncrop sites, including rights-of-way, marshes and drainage ditches, ornamentals, and commercial, ...

Google previewVegetation Management Program (CA,NV) (1988)

Environmental Impact Statement

Amitrole is an antithyroid compound that resembles thiourea in its effect on the thyroid gland. Prolonged administration leads to a reduction in the levels of circulating thyroid hormones and a compensatory increase in the production of thyroid ...

Google previewPlant Toxicology, Fourth Edition (2004)

by Bertold Hock, Erich F. Elstner

Amitrole is a nonselective herbicide that causes severe chlorosis. Phytoene, phytofluene, -carotene, and lycopene are all accumulated. Lycopene is only accumulated in minor quantities, much less than with the LCC inhibitors. As described for ...

Google previewChemical Mutagens (2013)

Principles and Methods for Their Detection by Frederick J. De Serr, A. Hollaender

Since Amitrole is an isotere of 4-aminoimidazole, it has been proposed that Amitrole could interfere with purine catabolism." However, this activity cannot be related to mammalian carcinogenesis, since that degradation scheme is not observed ...

Google previewSupplement to the western Oregon program-management of competing vegetation (1986)

draft environmental impact statement by United States. Bureau of Land Management. Oregon State Office

Amitrole is an antithyroid compound that resembles thiourea in its effect on the thyroid gland. Prolonged administration leads to a reduction in the levels of circulating thyroid hormones and a compensatory increase in the production of thyroid ...

Google previewRegion 5 hazardous waste and toxic substances (1985)

by United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region V.

Amitrole is a herbicide used to control grasses and broadleaf weeds, mainly along highways. Large-scale use of the compound has been restricted during the review process. DAMINOZIDE EPA has undertaken a special review of all ...

Google previewAlaska National Forests, Herbicide Use (1975)

Environmental Impact Statement

Amitrole is a non-selective systemic herbicide used for control of grasses and broadleaved weeds, both annual and perennial. It is registered for use on non- crop lands only. Because of the potential hazard of these herbicides to nontarget ...

Google previewCompeting Vegetation Management, Western Oregon (1989)

Environmental Impact Statement

concluded that, although amitrole is a potent antithyroid.

Google previewSome Thyrotropic Agents (2001)

by International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization

Amitrole is a fast acting herbicide which is taken up predominantly through the leaves of plants. It is used on industrial land, roadsides, railways and ditches and is also used worldwide as a herbicide in vineyards and orchards against all kinds ...

Google previewMetabolic Pathways of Agrochemicals: Herbicides and plant growth regulators (1998)

by David Herd Hutson

Amitrole is a low molecular weight, polar, amphoteric and high melting solid. It is surprisingly invola- tile for such a small molecule. Amitrole is reported as being a chelate but ligand exchange is unlikely to contribute significantly as a ...

Google previewPrinciples of Weed Science, Second Edition (2000)

by V S Rao

Amitrole is a POST translocated herbicide, applied spray-to-wet at 2.0-10.0 kg ha "1, in non-crop areas and in locations not used for growing food crops. It controls many annual and perennial grass and broadleaf weeds. Its field half-life is 14 d.

Google previewSittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens (2012)

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Amitrole is a carcinogen.

Google previewThe Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)

by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker

Amitrole herbicide amitrole, C2H4N4 (1H-1, 2,4-triazol-3-ylamine), is a triazole foliar herbicide. It is a colourless crystalline substance, soluble in water but not in non-polar solvents. It is a powerful chelating agent, forming salts with most acids ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Grains (2015)

by Colin W Wrigley, Harold Corke, Koushik Seetharaman, Jonathan Faubion

Table 2 Herbicides used for weed control in lupin Herbicide Where used Preemergent herbicides Amitrole Australia Atrazine Australia Bentazone The United Kingdom Clomazone The United Kingdom Diuron Australia 2,4-D amine or ester ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

(amitrole; 3-amino-1,2,4triazole; 3-amino-1H- 1,2 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Chemical, industries and occupations (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

See amirrole Amitrole ISO H T S 0 5,000 EHC158 ...

Google previewA Consumerýs Dictionary of Household, Yard and Office Chemicals (2007)

Complete Information About Harmful and Desirable Chemicals Found in Everyday Home Products, Yard Poisons, and Office Polluters by Ruth Winter

AMITROLE •See 3Aminol, 2, 4Triazole. AMMONIA• Obtainedbyblowingsteam through incandescent coke, ammoniais extremelytoxic when inhaled in concentratedvapors, and is irritating to theeyes and mucous membranes. Itisamong thetop ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

Aminotrial ble is also known as: Amitrole.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Work-Related Illnesses, Injuries, and Health Issues (2009)

by Ada P. Kahn

Acetaldehyde 2-Acetylaminofluorene Acrylamide Acrylonitrile Aldrin 4- Aminodiphenyl Amitrole Aniline and homologs o-Anisidine p-Anisidine Arsenic and inorganic arsenic compounds Arsine Asbestos Asphalt fumes Benzene Benzidine ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

amitrole 3-amino-1,2,4-triazole: a NON-GENOTOXIC CARCINOGEN. AML.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1996)

Volume 58 - Thermoplastics to Trays: Separation: Useful CaPatity by John J. McKetta Jr

dust sUpdated through IARC Monograph 65 2-Acetylaminofluorene Adriamycin 2-Aminoanthraquinone l-Amino-2-methylanthraquinone Amitrole o- Anisidine and o-anisidine hydrochloride Aramite 354 Toxicology. 2. Long-Term Toxicity.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

CH3 CHCH2CH2N O CH 3 Amitrole (mol wt 84) An herbicide. N N H N NH2 Amixetrine (mol wt 261) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2007)

by Graham A. Colditz

Amitrole (Group B2-Probable Human ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

amitrole, picloram, 2 ,4-D) ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Encyclopedia (2000)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

amitrole, picloram, 2.4-D) are effective against roots or other organs, to which they are transported from aboveground treated surfaces (soil). See also "defoliant. herbivore Var-ba-.vorV Animal adapted to subsist ...

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