Bixlozone is a herbicide used to control problematic grasses and broadleaved weeds in a wide range of crops. It is slightly soluble in water and is not highly volatile. Depending on local cobditions it can be moderately persistent in soils. It is hydrolytically stable. It is moderately toxic to birds. Bixlozone has a low oral mammalian toxicity.
The following alerts are based on the data in the tables below. An absence of an alert does not imply the substance has no implications for human health, biodiversity or the environment but just that we do not have the data to form a judgement.
Environmental fate Moderate alert: Moderately persistent; GUS: Transition state; Drainflow: Moderately mobile; Potential for particle bound transport: Medium
Ecotoxicity Moderate alert: Birds acute ecotoxicity: Moderate; Fish acute ecotoxicity: Moderate; Fish chronic ecotoxicity: Moderate; Earthworms acute ecotoxicity: Moderate
Human health Low alert
A herbicide used to control problematic grasses and broad-leaved weeds
Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D. and Green, A. (2016) An international database for pesticide risk assessments and management. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 22(4), 1050-1064. DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2015.1133242