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Isoxaben

In the Fall, cool weather weeds can begin creeping up and readying themselves to emerge in the spring. It is because of this that it would be wise to apply pre-emergent herbicides to your lawn. One such pre-emergent herbicides that does a great job of keeping weeds at bay is Isoxaben.

Solutions Pest & Lawn has a quality selection of herbicide products in stock which contain the active ingredient isoxaben and we highly recommend this product to our customers who want to control broadleaf weeds. On this page you can gain some background info about isoxaben, it’s mode of action and benefits. You can also access this page to shop our entire line of products which contain isoxaben.

What Is Isoxaben?

Isoxaben (Chemical Name: N-[3-(1-ethyl-1-methylpropyl)-1,2-oxazol-5-yl]-2,6-dimethoxybenzamide) is a benzamizole herbicide with broad spectrum pre-emergent activity for broadleaf weeds, grasses, vines, for use around ornamental trees and shrubs.  Isoxaben was registered by and manufactured by Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company. 

Isoxaben offers selective, pre-emergence control of susceptible broadleaf weeds in established turf, ornamentals, nursery stock, non-bearing fruit trees, bearing and non-bearing nut trees, bearing and non-bearing grapevines, Christmas tree plantations, and non-cropland areas. In Western European countries, isoxaben is registered for use in cereals, bearing and nonbearing fruit trees, and vines.

Isoxaben is a white to off-white solid with a musty odor that is formulated into water-dispersible powders and granules or liquid concentrates. Formulated isoxaben products contain 0.25–75% active ingredient, with the balance solvents and stabilizers. 

How Does Isoxaben Work?

Isoxaben disrupts an enzyme (found only in plants) necessary for protein synthesis. The mode of action for isoxaben in plants is a cellulose biosynthesis inhibitor (CBI). This mode of action inhibits cellulose biosynthesis (cell growth) in the cell walls of susceptible weeds, inhibiting the germination and growth of susceptible weeds

Browse our selection of isoxaben contained products below. For more information about isoxaben or other active ingredients in our herbicides, reach out to us with your questions at 800-479-6583 or email us at askapro@solutionsstores.com.


Featured Products Which Contain Isoxaben

Isoxaben 75WG -  Isoxaben delivers up to 8 months of selective pre-emergent control of broadleaf weeds with a single application. Performance proven on both cool and warm season turfgrass and in the ornamental, landscape and nursery markets.

 

Quali Pro T/I 2.5 G Herbicide (Snapshot Generic) - T/I 2.5G Herbicide (compare to Snapshot Herbicide) by Quali-Pro is designed as a broad-spectrum pre-emergent herbicide used for the control of broadleaf weeds and annual grasses in managed turf grasses.

 

Is Isoxaben Safe To Use?

The potential for exposure resulting from products treated with isoxaben has been estimated to be at an acceptable level for consumers. Prolonged skin contact may cause slight irritation with local redness. Prolonged, excessive inhalation of product dust may cause adverse effects. Isoxaben has very low toxicity if swallowed.

 

Isoxaben is highly toxic to aquatic organisms on an acute basis but practically nontoxic to birds and bees. It is not expected to accumulate in the food chain (low bioconcentration potential). It has moderate persistence in soil under field conditions. Isoxaben would be removed by common wastewater-treatment processes.

 

It is recommended that when handling Isoxaben (or any of the other chemicals we carry) to use proper personal protective equipment (PPE) before handling or applying. Gloves, goggles, long sleeved clothing should be the minimum standard. Please refer to the label for proper safety instructions.

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