Ametryn

Trade name(s) Evik

Manufacturer(s) Syngenta

Formulation(s) 80% wettable powder

Remarks A selective, contact herbicide with some soil residual activity. Postemergence treatments must be directed on most crops. Absorbed through foliage and roots; penetrates foliage rapidly, minimizing its removal by rain.

Water solubility 185 ppm

Storage conditions Slight sensitivity to extreme temperatures and natural light.

Acute toxicity LD50 - 1,750 mg/kg

Action in plant Inhibits photosynthesis.

Site of action Group 5: photosystem II inhibitor

Chemical family Triazine

Koc Average Koc is 300 mL/g