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a weedkiller, warranted to be safe for animals at the concentrations used to spray plants. Poisoning can be produced experimentally. Characterized by depression, anorexia, weakness especially of the hindquarters. May cause an increase in nitrate content of plants and lead to nitrite poisoning in ruminants. Use of this compound has been discontinued.
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The product at issue was a derivative of Silvex [2 (2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy) propionic Acid].
Norvell Nelson, CerOx CTO and co-founder, indicated "We processed DDT, Silvex and Chlordane in March - this PCB test further proves that the CerOx process is well suited for treating pharmaceutical and chemical waste streams including some of the most difficult.