cyanazine

cyanazine

[sī′an·ə‚zēn]
(organic chemistry)
C9H13N6Cl A white solid with a melting point of 166.5-167°C; used as a pre- and postemergence herbicide for corn, sorghum, soybeans, alfalfa, cotton, and wheat.
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Over half of cyanazine-exposed applicators had [greater than or equal to] 6 years of exposure at enrollment, and approximately 85% had begun using cyanazine before the 1990s.
Detection rates for herbicides ranged from 0% for metribuzin and cyanazine to 95% for 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid.
Effects of the chlorotriazine herbicide, cyanazine, on GABA(A) receptors in cortical tissue from rat brain.
The authors concluded that atrazine, metolachlor, and cyanazine were each significant predictors of intrauterine growth retardation and that areas with drinking water containing higher herbicide concentrations had higher rates of intrauterine growth retardation than nearby communities with other sources of drinking water.
Chloro-s-triazines, introduced in the late 1950s, include atrazine (ATR), simazine, propazine, terbutylazine, and cyanazine (Worthing and Walker 1987).
Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to cyanazine in the Agricultural Health Study.
Herbicides which were not detected during any sampling event included hexachlorocycolpentadiene, propachlor, desethylatrazine, trifluralin, desisopropylatrazine, hexachlorobenzene, clomazone, pentachlorophenol, lindane, terbufos, heptachlor, chlorpyrifos, cyanazine, aldrin, pendimethalin, heptachlor epoxide, oxychlordane, gamma-Chlordane, alpha-chlordane, trans -Nonachlor, dieldrin, endrin, cis-Nonachlor, p,p'-DDT, bis (2-ethylhexyl) adipate, methoxychlor, bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, and benzo[-a]pyrene.
In a few cases substances were found in concentrations that may cause adverse effects to aquatic life, with the herbicide cyanazine being the most frequently detected at concentrations exceeding the Dutch water quality guidelines [8].
EPA's November 1994 decision to initiate a special review of the triazine herbicides, including atrazine, simazine and cyanazine.
Atrazine is the flagship of the triazine class of herbicides, which includes cyanazine and simazine.
pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, and their degradation products) such as Aldicarb, Chlordane, Atrazine, metolachlor, cyanazine, and metalaxyl (Suffolk County Department of Health Services 2000)
Pesticide samples were extracted via Solid Phase Extraction (SPE), and analyzed for fifteen different pesticides using GC-MSD: triclopyr, 2,4-D, tebuthiuron, simazine, atrazine, metribuzin, alachlor, metolachlor, cyanazine, norflurazon, hexazinone, pendimethalin, DDT insecticide degradation product p,p'-DDE, diuron, and fluometuron.