The acute oral LD50 of fluazifop-p-butyl is 3,680 for male rats and 2,451 for female rats. The dermal LD50 for the compound is greater than 2,450 in rabbits. This value indicates that the compound has a low to moderate toxicity when in contact with the skin. It is only a mild skin and eye irritant and causes no skin sensitization.
Fluazifop-p-butyl is a selective phenoxy herbicide used for postemergence control of annual and perennial grass weeds. It is used on soybeans and other broad-leaved crops such as carrots, spinach, potatoes, and ornamentals.