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Descriptor English: Atrazine
Descriptor Spanish: Atrazina
Descriptor Portuguese: Atrazina
Descriptor French: Atrazine
Entry term(s): Gesamprim
Tree number(s): D03.383.931.247
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001280
Scope note: A selective triazine herbicide. Inhalation hazard is low and there are no apparent skin manifestations or other toxicity in humans. Acutely poisoned sheep and cattle may show muscular spasms, fasciculations, stiff gait, increased respiratory rates, adrenal degeneration, and congestion of the lungs, liver, and kidneys. (From The Merck Index, 11th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Herbicides
Registry Number: QJA9M5H4IM
CAS Type 1 Name: 1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, 6-chloro-N-ethyl-N'-(1-methylethyl)-
Previous Indexing: Herbicides (1966-1971)
Triazines (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 1286
Unique ID: D001280
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Atrazine - Preferred
Concept UI M0001925
Scope note A selective triazine herbicide. Inhalation hazard is low and there are no apparent skin manifestations or other toxicity in humans. Acutely poisoned sheep and cattle may show muscular spasms, fasciculations, stiff gait, increased respiratory rates, adrenal degeneration, and congestion of the lungs, liver, and kidneys. (From The Merck Index, 11th ed)
Preferred term Atrazine
Gesamprim - Narrower
Concept UI M0353435
Preferred term Gesamprim



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