Herbicide Summary - Element 3A

For controlling woody plants, broadleaf weeds, and vines; broadcast treatments for site preparation and release of spruce, fir, red pine, and white pine from competing hardwoods.
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Common Name: Triclopyr - 44.4%; Acid Equivalent Equivalent: 31.8% - 3 lbs./gal.

Formulation: Water-soluble liquid (amine salt)

Signal Word: Danger

Toxicity: Slightly toxic; oral LD (50):1,847 mg/kg for females

Use Classification: General Use

Minimum Required Personal Protective Equipment: Long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shoes, socks, protective eyewear, and chemical-resistant gloves.

Carriers: Water

Activity: Absorbed through foliage or cut surface

Mode of Action: Acts as a systemic herbicide that deregulates plant growth metabolic pathways; accumulates in the plant meristems (growth regions), causing uneven cell division and growth

Selectivity: Little or no impact on grasses

Precautions: Causes irreversible eye damage;use eye protection when mixing and handling concentrate; do not use in areas with permeable soils or shallow water tables, groundwater contamination may result

Application Methods: Foliar directed spray or broadcast applications, cut stump, stem injection, frill girdle.

Manufacturer: Dow AgroSciences