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  • n. A nonselective broad-spectrum herbicide of the triazine class, used to control grasses and broadleaf and woody plants.


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  • Late Friday afternoon, Kanawha County emergency officials revealed that DuPont had earlier in the day reported a release of about 1,900 pounds of toxic and extremely flammable methyl chloride from a unit that makes hexazinone, an herbicide DuPont sells under the name Velpar.

    The Charleston Gazette -

  • Among the herbicides employed on California clearcuts are hexazinone, simazine, atrazine, glyphosate, and 2,4-D-all of which pose hazards to water sources.



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