atrazine : Definition, Usages, News and More

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atrazine


  • n  a synthetic compound derived from triazine that is widely used as an agricultural herbicide
    atrazine is thought to cause cancer and is banned in some European countries

  • PUR filters trap small amounts of asbestos, atrazine, benzene, MTBE, lead and other chemicals.
  • PUR filters trap small amounts of asbestos, atrazine, benzene, MTBE, lead and other chemicals.
News & Articles

  • Atrazine Feminizes Male Frogs
    But research on the herbicides effects on humans is not yet conclusive. by Brian Bienkowski of Environmental Health News and Marla Cone of Environmental Health News Atrazine, one of the most widely used farm herbicides in the United States, has feminized male frogs and other animals in some scientific studies. But research examining potential effects in people is relatively sparse.… [ Read more ...
    July 3, 2013 - East Bay Express
  • Pesticide Manufacturer Targeted UC Berkeley Professor
    Newly released documents reveal that Syngenta, the maker of atrazine, attempted to personally discredit a Cal professor whose research suggests that the herbicide feminizes male frogs. by Clare Howard of 100Reporters and Environmental Health News To protect profits threatened by a lawsuit over its controversial herbicide atrazine, Syngenta Crop Protection, a major manufacturer of pesticides ...
    July 3, 2013 - East Bay Express
Quotes

  • John Cherry in Stock and Land
    Mr Cherry said the Premier's proposal to regulate pesticide use was "pointless grandstanding that cuts across Federal laws on the use of atrazine and diuron".
  • Jeff Miller in Environment News Service
    The science is clear and consultation by the EPA should result in federal restrictions on the use of atrazine in particular and other pesticides harmful to Barton Springs salamanders,said Jeff Miller, wildlife advocate with the Center for...

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