Chlorothalonil is an organic chemical compound which is used as a non-systemic fungicide for potatoes, peanuts, tomatoes and various other crops. Mode of action of this chemical is to reduce the intracellular glutathione molecules of fungus which eventually results in the cell death. Chlorothalonil has a chemical formula C8Cl4N2 and the molecular weight of 265.90g/mol. It can also be used as wood protector, pesticide and to control the mold, bacteria, and algae. This agent can be applied by hand, sprayer or by aircraft.
Can be used in some paints as a preservative