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Atrazine is being subjected to a reevaluation since prior EPA studies during the reregistration process appear to have ignored hormone disruption and exposure studies

Atrazine, a triazine herbicide, stops pre- and post-emergent weeds by inhibiting electron transport, ultimately blocking photosynthesis. [More about the quantum mechanical properties of photosynthesis will be noted in a subsequent blog.] EPA reexamined data on the herbicide's putative toxicity four...

Toxicologist Responds to Atrazine's Critics

By Todd J. Janzen, Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP I recently attended a seminar with Tim Pastoor, a toxicologist from Syngenta and a leading expert on atrazine (also simazine and propazine), a popular farm herbicide used to control weeds in corn and sorghum. This was particularly interesting...