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  1. Glyphosate (aka Roundup©)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1564

    GENERAL INFORMATION Glyphosate is an organic solid of odorless white crystals. Glyphosate is a non-selective herbicide used on many food and non-food crops as well as non-crop areas such as roadsides. When applied at lower rates, it serves as a plant grow ...

  2. Endrin

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1561

    GENERAL INFORMATION Endrin is an organic solid of odorless white crystals. Endrin is an insecticide which has been used mainly on field crops such as cotton, maize, sugarcane, rice, cereals, ornamentals, and other crops. It has also been used for grasshop ...

  3. Endothall

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1560

    GENERAL INFORMATION Endothall is an organic solid of white odorless crystals. Endothall is used as a defoliant for a wide range of crops and as a herbicide for both terrestrial and aquatic weeds. It is used as a desiccant on lucerne and on potato, for the ...

  4. Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1555

    GENERAL INFORMATION Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate is the most commonly used of a group of related chemicals called phthalates or phthalic acid esters. The greatest use of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate is as a plasticizer for polyvinylchloride (PVC) and other po ...

  5. Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1554

    GENERAL INFORMATION Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate is a light-colored, oily liquid with an aromatic odor. Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate is used in making plastics. It is also used as a solvent; in aircraft lubricants; as a hydraulic fluid; as a plasticizer or solven ...

  6. Diquat

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1558

    GENERAL INFORMATION Diquat is an organic solid of colorless or yellow crystals. A water solution is dark red-brown. Diquat is a herbicide that has been used extensively in the United States since the late 1950s to control both crop and aquatic weeds. It i ...

  7. Dinoseb

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1557

    GENERAL INFORMATION Dinoseb is an organic solid-- yellowish crystals with a pungent odor. Its greatest use is as a contact herbicide for post-emergence weed control in cereals, undersown cereals, seedling lucerne and peas. Dinoseb is also used as a corn e ...

  8. Dibromochloropropane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1556

    GENERAL INFORMATION 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane, or DBCP, is a dense yellow organic liquid with a pungent odor. It is used primarily as an unclassified nematocide for soil fumigation of cucumbers, summer squash, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, snap beans, ...

  9. Chlordane

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1552

    GENERAL INFORMATION Chlordane, a synthetic organic chemical, is a viscous liquid, colorless to amber, with a slight chlorine-like aromatic odor. Chlordane was used in the past to kill a variety of insects. The only commercial use of chlordane products sti ...

  10. Carbofuran

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1551

    GENERAL INFORMATION Carbofuran is a white crystalline solid with a slightly phenolic odor. Carbofuran is a broad spectrum insecticide that is sprayed directly onto soil and plants just after emergence to control beetles, nematodes and rootworm. The greate ...

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