Amitrole is an herbicide used to control weeds. It is non-selective and acts by preventing chlorophyll and caotenoid development in the plant. The white leaves are unable to undergo photosynthesis and die.
Amitrole is carcinogenic in animals and classes as a probable human carcinogen.
Amitrole is not approved for use on food crops. It is fairly stable in water. It has potential for bioaccumulation in fish following runoff into water.
Residue not likely in food crops
Amitrol, amino-triazole, amerol, amizine, amizol, azolan, azole, cytrol, diurol, weedazol