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Diuron factsheet

Published in Pesticides News No. 67, March 2005

Diuron is a common ‘booster biocide’ in anti-fouling paints.

“Diuron is a non-selective herbicide mainly used to control weeds on hard surfaces. Its principal breakdown product 3,4-dichloroaniline is more toxic… Continue reading