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Product Name: Gramoxone paraquat herbicide

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Summary of the toxicity properties of each active ingredient and the percent of each active ingredient in the product.
Approved uses for the product by general use type, pest, and crop or location.
Product registration history, including initial date registered, date cancelled (if applicable), and date registration was transferred (if applicable).
Name, address, and identifying number of the company that registered the product. Name and address of the agent, if applicable.
Complete list of names under which this product is sold. Often a company will register a single product and then sell the same product under many different brand names. The 'Distributor Name' list is a complete list of these names.

Product Identification for Gramoxone paraquat herbicide

Basic Identification Information About This Product
MSDS and Product Label
U.S. EPA Product Reg No
Product Registration Status
Acute Hazard Warning Label
Restricted Use Product
PAN Bad Actor Product:
No. of names this product is sold under
Emulsifiable concentrate
1 Danger
1 (See bottom of page for complete list of products)

Toxicity for Gramoxone paraquat herbicide

Summary Toxicity Information for the Active Ingredients in this Product
For detailed chemical information click on the chemical names below

Active Ingredients
Chemical Name
Percent Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Paraquat dichloride 29.1 % Not Likely No
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page for each active ingredient.

Other Ingredients in this Product

By U.S. law, only active ingredients (AIs) are reported. In addition to active ingredients, pesticide products may contain one or more "inert" ingredients. Many "inert" ingredients in current use have known adverse human and environmental effects.

U.S. EPA statement on inerts      U.S. EPA list of inerts     NCAP Inerts Report (pdf)


Historic Uses in the U.S. for Gramoxone paraquat herbicide

Note! This product is now cancelled, when it was registered it was used for the following:


Herbicide terrestrial


No pest , Annual broadleaf weeds , Broadleaf weeds , Perennial weeds , Woody plants , Thistle , Pigweed , Purslane , Fiddleneck , Chickweed , Dogfennel , Groundsel , Spikeweed , Morningglory , Shepherdspurse , Tansymustard , Wild radish , Wild mustard , Filaree , Carolina geranium , Grasses , Annual grasses , Perennial grasses , Grain (volunteer) , Wild oat , Brachiaria , Brome , Smooth brome , Cheat , Downy brome , Bermudagrass , Orchardgrass , Crabgrass , Echinochloa , Barnyardgrass , Goosegrass , Little barley , Barley (volunteer) , Ryegrass , Texas millet , Timothy , Bluegrass , Annual bluegrass , Johnsongrass , Johnsongrass (seedling) , Henbit , Burclover , Red clover , Plantain , Redmaids , Buttercup , Witchweed , Nettle , Puncturevine , Plant regulator (increase resin content) , Plant regulator (fascilitate harvest) , Desiccant

Crops and Locations

Blackberries (soil treatment) , Boysenberries (soil treatment) , Raspberries (soil treatment) , Blueberries (soil treatment) , Grapes (soil treatment) , Citrus (soil treatment) , Almonds (soil treatment) , Filberts (soil treatment) , Macadamia nuts (soil treatment) , Pecans (soil treatment) , Walnuts (soil treatment) , Apples (soil treatment) , Pears (soil treatment) , Apricots (soil treatment) , Cherries (soil treatment) , Nectarines (soil treatment) , Peaches (soil treatment) , Plums (soil treatment) , Prunes (soil treatment) , Bananas (soil treatment) , Figs (soil treatment) , Guava (soil treatment) , Papayas (soil treatment) , Pineapple (soil treatment) , Passion fruit (soil treatment) , Coffee (soil treatment) , Hops (soil treatment) , Melons (soil treatment) , Melons (seed bed) , Peppers (soil treatment) , Tomatoes (soil treatment) , Tomatoes (seed bed) , Lettuce (soil treatment) , Lettuce (seed bed) , Rhubarb (dormant application) , Potatoes (foliar treatment) , Potatoes (soil treatment) , Potatoes (seed bed) , Asparagus (soil treatment) , Sorghum (sudan hybrids) (forage) (soil treatment) , Sudangrass (soil treatment) , Pastures (grass) (foliar treatment) , Pastures (grass) (renovation) (foliar treatment) , Pastures (bermudagrass) (foliar treatment) , Orchardgrass (foliar treatment) , Orchardgrass (soil treatment) , Rangeland (grasses) (foliar treatment) , Rangeland (grasses) (renovation) (foliar treatment) , Hardinggrass (foliar treatment) , Hardinggrass (soil treatment) , Alfalfa (soil treatment) , Alfalfa (dormant application) , Alfalfa (hay) (dormant application) , Clover (soil treatment) , Clover (dormant application) , Birdsfoot trefoil (soil treatment) , Barley (soil treatment) , Sorghum (grain) (soil treatment) , Wheat (soil treatment) , Sugarcane (foliar treatment) , Sugarcane (stubble) (foliar treatment) , Sugarcane (soil treatment) , Guar (foliar treatment) , Safflower (soil treatment) , Safflower (seedbed) , Avocados (soil treatment) , Corn (soil treatment) , Corn (field) (soil treatment) , Cotton (foliar treatment) , Cotton (soil treatment) , Cotton (seed bed) , Olives (soil treatment) , Sorghum (soil treatment) , Sugar beets (soil treatment) , Sugar beets (seed bed) , Sunflowers (foliar treatment) , Soybeans (foliar treatment) , Soybeans (soil treatment) , Arborvitae (shelterbelt) (soil treatment) , Ash (shelterbelt) (soil treatment) , Elm (shelterbelt) (soil treatment) , Fir (shelterbelt) (soil treatment) , Oak (shelterbelt) (soil treatment) , Pine (shelterbelt) (soil treatment) , Spruce (forest) (injection treatment) , Spruce (forest) (basal bark treatment) , Pitch pine (forest) (injection treatment) , Pitch pine (forest) (basal bark treatment) , Ponderosa pine (forest) (injection treatment) , Ponderosa pine (forest) (basal bark treatment) , Loblolly pine (forest) (injection treatment) , Loblolly pine (forest) (basal bark treatment) , Longleaf pine (forest) (injection treatment) , Longleaf pine (forest) (basal bark treatment) , Slash pine (forest) (injection treatment) , Slash pine (forest) (basal bark treatment) , Shortleaf pine (forest) (injection treatment) , Shortleaf pine (forest) (basal bark treatment) , Virginia pine (forest) (injection treatment) , Virginia pine (forest) (basal bark treatment) , Ornamental grasses (seed crop soil treatment) , Arborvitae (soil treatment) , Ash (soil treatment) , Elm (soil treatment) , Fir (soil treatment) , Oak (soil treatment) , Pine (soil treatment) , Noncrop areas (foliar treatment) , Airports (foliar treatment) , Buildings (nonagricultural) (outdoor) (foliar treatment) , Rights-of-way (highway) (foliar treatment) , Roadsides (foliar treatment) , Parkways (foliar treatment) , Railroads (foliar treatment) , Rights-of-way (pipeline) (foliar treatment) , Utility buildings (foliar treatment) , Storage yards (foliar treatment) , Fencerows (nonagricultural) (foliar treatment) , Aerial application , Tank mix

U.S. Product Registration History for Gramoxone paraquat herbicide

U.S. EPA Product Reg No:
Product Registration Status:
Approval Date:
Nov 8, 1982  
Cancellation Date:
Oct 9, 1992  
Cancel/Transfer Reason:
Company request

Company and Agent Information for Gramoxone paraquat herbicide

Manufacturer Agent Distributor
Syngenta crop protection
410 swing road
Greensboro, NC 27409
Company Number: 010182
No Agent, See Company Info. No Additional Distributor, See Company Info.

Distributor Names for Gramoxone paraquat herbicide

Product names Distributor Product Type Approval Date Cancellation Date
Gramoxone paraquat herbicide Syngenta crop protection Parent Product Nov 8, 1982 Oct 9, 1992
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