dichlorophen


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dichlorophen

[dī′klȯr·ə·fən]
(organic chemistry)
C13H10Cl2O2 A white, crystalline compound with a melting point of 177-178°C; used as an agricultural fungicide, germicide in soaps, and antihelminthic drug in humans.
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A proprietary lawn treatment containing dichlorophen will also be of benefit.
A moss-control chemical such as Bio moss killer, containing dichlorophen, also is effective when applied to affected parts.
Tumbleweed Moss - Ready to Use - contains dichlorophen
Victims of the Ministry of Agriculture purge are those chemical treatments with more than 40g per litre of the chemical dichlorophen have been withdrawn.
It is easily controlled either by applying a moss killer containing Dichlorophen which is available from garden centres, or by applying a weed, feed and moss control fertiliser such as Fisons Evergreen Extra, which contains ferrous sulphate.