Propargite (a pesticide) is a recognized developmental toxicant and exposure to it has the potential to negatively affect a developing baby. The severity and range of negative effects experienced can vary greatly depending on the chemical, the stage of pregnancy at which the exposure occurred and the duration, level and nature (e.g. inhalation, skin exposure, ingestion) of the exposure. Developmental toxicity can include such things as low birth weight, birth defects, fetal death and behavioral and psychological problems.
Product name: Propargite 57%EC
Pesticide category: Acaricide
CAS No.: 2312-35-8
Appearance (TC): Dark reddish-brown, viscous liquid
Control of phytophagous mites (particularly motile stages) on a variety of crops, including vines, fruit trees (e.g. top fruit, stone fruit, citrus fruit), hops, nuts, tomatoes, vegetables, ornamentals, cotton, maize, peanuts, and sorghum. Used at rates from 0.75-1.8 kg/ha on row crops and foliar sprays of 0.85-3.0 kg /ha on perennial fruit and nut crops.