Paraquat 42%TC

Paraquat 20%SL
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Chemistry Identity
CAS NO. : 4685-14-7
Molecular Structure

Formulations: Paraquat 20%SL

Common name: Paraquat

Oral LD50 150 mg/kg, dermal LD50 (rabbits) is greater than 236-325 mg/kg.

Keep in cool and dry place, for 2 years.

During photosynthesis, superoxide is generated, which damages
cell membranes and cytoplasm.

Mode of action
Non-selective contact herbicide, absorbed by the foliage, with some
translocation in the xylem.

Broad-spectrum control of broad-leaved weeds and grasses
in fruit orchards (including citrus), plantation crops
(bananas, coffee, cocoa palms, coconut palms, oil palms,
rubber, etc.), vines, olives, tea, alfalfa, onions, leeks, sugar beet, asparagus,
ornamental trees and shrubs, in forestry, etc. Also used for general weed
control on non-crop land; as a defoliant for cotton and hops;
for destruction of potato haulms; as a desiccant for pineapples,
sugar cane, soya beans, and sunflowers; for strawberry runner control;
in pasture renovation; and for control of aquatic weeds. For control of annual
weeds, applied at 0.4-1.0 kg/ha. Formulation types SL.
Technical sheet
Name of product Paraquat 42%TC
Appearance Dark blue to dark green homogenous liquid Dark blue to dark green homogenous liquid
Content Dichloride (%) ≥42.0 42.08
Cation(%) ≥30.4 30.5
Free 4, 4’-bipyridyl (%) ≤0.09 0.05
Emetic (%) ≥0.071 0.075
Insoluble in water (%) ≤0.50 0.30
PH Value 4.0-6.0 5.6