[Paraquat]
1,1'-Dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridinium dichloride or bis(methyl sulfate) CAS[1910-42-5] UN2781
Trade name; paraquat (J, I, A, B): Dextrone-X, Esgram, Gramoxone, Weedol
Chemical formula; C12H14Cl2N2(free), C12H14Cl2N2 (-2Cl), C14H20N2O8S2 (-2CH3SO4)
Purpose for use; Bipyridyl herbicide.
Mode of action; Radical formation.
Toxicity; LD50 (oral):
C12H14Cl2N2 (-2Cl): rat 150 mg/kg, mouse 104 mg/kg
C14H20N2O8S2 (-2CH3SO4): rat (male) 210 mg/kg, (female) 307 mg/kg
mouse (male) 833 mg/kg, (female) 610 mg/kg
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia fetida (ref. ID; 6069)
Nematoda: Caenorhabditis elegans (ref. ID; 2165)
Microcosm (ref. ID; 7170)

[Paraquat Chloride]
Purpose for use; Herbicide.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia foetida (ref. ID; 7012)

[Paraquat Dichloride]
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 6831)


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[Diquat]
1,1'-Ethylene-2,2'-bipyridyldiylium dibromide
Trade name; diquat (J, I, A, B): Aquacide, diquat-dibromide, Reglone, Reglox
Chemical formula; C12H12N2 (free), C12H12Br2N (-Br)
Toxicity; LD50 (oral): rat 231 mg/kg, mouse 125 mg/kg