diquat

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diquat

(dī′kwăt)
A herbicide, chemically related to paraquat, that releases hydrogen peroxide and oxygen radicals when consumed. It can cause nausea, vomiting, renal failure, altered mental status, and cardiac arrhythmias.
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The primary chemical used by Duke's has liquid diquat dibromide as its active ingredient.
It's non-caustic, non-fumigating and nonsystemic; and it contains no diquat dibromide, copper sulfate or metam sodium.
It's non-caustic, non-fumigating and non-systemic; and it contains no diquat dibromide, copper sulfate or metam sodium.