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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.

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The science of paraquat

Paraquat Science

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Mode of action

Understanding herbicide MOA is important in both R&D and in practical use. New products are continuously launched, but a new MOA is increasingly rare. The more that is known about MOA, the more safely and effectively herbicides can be used.

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