Pesticides: Treflan
Pesticide Classification
_X Herbicide __ Fungicide
__ Bactericide
__ Insecticide/Miticide
__ Molluscicide __ Repellent
Properties Properties Properties
_X Selective
__ Non-selective

_X Pre-emergent
__ Post-emergent

__ Systemic
_X Contact
__ Broad Spectrum
__ Specific

__ Systemic
__ Non-systemic

__ Protectant
__ Eradicant
__ Synthetic
__ Biological
__ Oil
__ Soap
__ Botanical
__ Other
__ Broad-spectrum
__ Specific

__ Systemic
__ Non-systemic

__ Contact poison
__ Stomach poison
__ Other

Common Brand Names:

American Weed and Grass Stopper
Greenview Preen American Weed and Grass Stopper

Chemical Action and Usages: Treflan (trifluralin) is a pre-emergent herbicide for the control of certain annual grasses and broad-leafed weeds in flower beds, around trees and shrubs and for weed control in gardens. This product is not registered for use in lawns. Application of this product should be made 2-4 weeks before germination of targeted weeds. Treflan kills weeds as they germinate but does not kill established weeds. Existing weeds should be eradicated and then this product applied.

Cautions/Instructions: Read the label carefully of the brand you have selected and apply the product according to the directions on the label. Special caution should be used in areas where desirable seeds will be planted soon. When using in gardens, follow specific instructions for each vegetable. Do not apply to or allow runoff into any pond, lake or stream.

Toxicity: May cause skin irritation in humans. This product is slightly toxic to pets and birds but highly toxic to fish and aquatic organisms.