Paraquat technical data
The active ingredient paraquat is a non-volatile white crystalline solid, melting and decomposing at 300°C. Extremely soluble in water, it is practically insoluble in most organic solvents. Paraquat is formulated as the dichloride salt.
The science of paraquat
Mode of action
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