Chlorpropham is a selective, systemic herbicide and plant growth regulator. Chlorpropham is registered for use in Australia for the control of pre-emergent and/or post-emergent weed control in ornamental bulbs, onions, garlic and turf and as a sprouting inhibitor in potatoes

Chlorpropham products come in three forms, emulsifiable concentrates, liquids, and dusts.

Chlorpropham Review

Status: review completed

The APVMA reviewed the use of chlorpropham because of concerns over the lack of toxicological information.

In November 1997 the APVMA released the Chlorpropham Review Final Report (PDF, 160kb). In the review the APVMA recommended varying product labels to include strengthened first aid instructions, safety directions and re-entry period statements. The APVMA also established appropriate chlorpropham Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs). Read a full history of the review.

Review Report Date
Chlorpropham Review Final Report (PDF, 160kb) Nov 1997


For more information contact:

Chemical Review

Phone: +61 2 6210 4749

Fax: +61 2 6210 4776


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APVMA Chlorpropham Archive

Title Date
Gazette Notice (Contact the APVMA for copies of this document) Aug 1997

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