Acrolein (restricted-use herbicide)

Trade name(s) Magnacide H

Manufacturer(s) Baker Petrolite

Formulation(s) 92% liquid

Remarks A highly volatile, contact, aquatic herbicide. Use only under the supervision of licensed pesticide applicators.

Water solubility 215,000 ppm

Storage conditions Highly reactive or forms insoluble polymers (white precipitate) in presence of oxygen. Therefore, avoid contamination with any foreign materials, especially alkaline or strong acids. Do not store opened product.

Acute toxicity LD50 - 46 mg/kg

Action in plant General cell toxicant that destroys enzyme systems.

Site of action General cell toxicant

Chemical family None generally accepted

Koc Average is 0.5 mL/g