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Irgarol

Chemicals

Fate-study Irargol

Behaviour and fate of the algicide Irgarol in water and sediment of flowing and stagnant water systemsIrgarol 1051® (2-[tert-Butylamino]-4-[cyclopropylamino]-6-methyltio-s-triazine) is an antifouling boosting agent, which has increasingly been used as a biocidal agent in antifouling coatings for ship hulls after the EU ban on tributyltin (TBT). Irgarol is a photosynthesis inhibitor and is therefor... read more

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Chemicals

Effect study "Irgarol"

Pigment analyses of aufwuchs (biological surface film) in stagnant water mesocosms under the effect of the anti-fouling agent Irgarol®Irgarol® is in the group of s-triazines and a biocidal agent which is used as an anti-fouling coating for marine vessels to prevent the attachment of algae and organisms on their hulls. Irgarol inhibits photosynthesis and is highly toxic for higher plants, algae and... read more

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