bromadiolone


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bromadiolone

a second generation derivative of dicoumarol, with greater potency and longer activity, used as an anticoagulant rodenticide; a cause of poisoning in dog.
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Though the federal Environmental Protection Agency is working to limit the sale of second- generation products to consumers, they are still the active ingredient in some major brands, such as D-Con - which contains brodifacoum - and Farnam Just One Bite II - which contains bromadiolone - that are commonly found on store shelves.
These rodent poisons usually contain ingredients such as warfarin, brodifacoum or bromadiolone.
The most common poisonous ingredients are brodifcoum, diphacinone, warfarin, and bromadiolone.
The chemicals of concern - brodifacoum, bromadiolone, diphacinone and difethialone - have been in use for more than two decades.
The effects of bromadiolone on wild fauna, which France, unlike Switzerland, chooses to ignore, constitute a violation of both the 1979 EU Directive on the conservation of wild birds and the 1992 Directive on the conservation of natural habitats.
Bromadiolone and sodium diphacinone are the most popularly used two rodenticides in China, accounting for about 43% and 25% share in the rodenticide market respectively.
Almost all rodenticide use was of second generation anticoagulant compounds and the principal rodenticide encountered was bromadiolone.