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What is atrazine herbicide?
Atrazine is a widely used herbicide that can be applied before and after planting to control broadleaf and grassy weeds. Atrazine is a member of the triazine chemical class, which includes simazine and propazine.
What is the EPA doing to reduce exposure to atrazine?
In this document EPA is finalizing the following new, stronger protections to reduce exposure to atrazine. Reduce application rate for granular atrazine products applied to residential turf from 2.2 pounds active ingredient per acre (lb ai/A) to 2.0 lb ai/A
Are the triazine (atrazine propazine and simazine) toxic?
The triazines have a common mechanism of toxicity, and therefore EPA has conducted both individual chemical and cumulative human health risk assessments. In September 2020, EPA released the triazine (atrazine, propazine and simazine) interim decisions. Read the atrazine interim decision. Read the propazine interim decision.
How is atrazine measured under the Safe Drinking Water Act?
View Atrazine Data Collected under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The Atrazine Ecological Exposure Monitoring Program assesses atrazine levels in streams in watersheds that are exposed to atrazine runoff from corn and sorghum production (small streams, high atrazine use areas, and vulnerable soils).