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Descriptor English: Diquat
Descriptor Spanish: Diquat
Descriptor Portuguese: Diquat
Descriptor French: Diquat
Entry term(s): Dibromide, Diquat
Diquat Dibromide
Tree number(s): D03.383.725.762.352
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004178
Scope note: A contact herbicide used also to produce desiccation and defoliation. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Annotation: an herbicide
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Defoliants, Chemical
Herbicides
Registry Number: A9A615U4MP
CAS Type 1 Name: Dipyrido(1,2-a:2',1'-c)pyrazinediium, 6,7-dihydro-
Previous Indexing: Herbicides (1966-1970)
Pyridinium Compounds (1968-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PYRIDINIUM COMPOUNDS 1971-90
History Note: 91(71); was see under PYRIDINIUM COMPOUNDS 1971-90
DeCS ID: 4238
Unique ID: D004178
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Diquat - Preferred
Concept UI M0006539
Scope note A contact herbicide used also to produce desiccation and defoliation. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Preferred term Diquat
Diquat Dibromide - Narrower
Concept UI M0006540
Preferred term Diquat Dibromide
Entry term(s) Dibromide, Diquat



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