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.

diquat

a hormone weedkiller which may poison animals, particularly those grazing pasture contaminated by the agent. Lesions in fatal cases include pulmonary emphysema, enteritis, abomasitis and hepatic and myocardial degeneration. Clinical signs include diarrhea and a high mortality rate.
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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.