Herbicide Summary - Element 4

For controlling unwanted woody plants, including mountain laurel, as well as annual and perennial broadleaf weeds; use for site preparation and to control cut stump re-sprouting of individual stems.
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Common Name: Triclopyr - 61.6%; Acid Equivalent Equivalent: 44.3% - 4 lbs./gal.

Formulation: Oil-soluble liquid, ester

Signal Word: Caution

Toxicity: Slightly toxic; oral LD (50):1,338 mg/kg

Use Classification: General Use

Minimum Required Personal Protective Equipment: Long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shoes, and socks

Carriers: Water for foliar applications; for basal bark and cut stump treatments use commercially available basal oil, diesel fuel, fuel oil, or kerosene

Activity: Absorbed through foliage, bark, 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: Do not apply directly to open water, highly toxic to aquatic organisms.

Application Methods: Foliar spray (aerial and ground), basal bark, cut stump

Manufacturer: Dow AgroSciences