dinitro-orthocresol

dinitro-orthocresol

a valuable herbicide but it can cause deaths in animals exposed to high doses by inhalation, percutaneous absorption or ingestion; abbreviated DNOC. Signs of poisoning include restlessness, sweating, dyspnea and collapse. Ruminants are also subject to intravascular hemolysis, methemoglobinemia and hypoproteinemia. Chronic poisoning causes cataracts.