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On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Glyphosate container, Sintagro

Contemporary Era, Europe
This container once contained glyphosate, a non-selective herbicide. From 1974, the patent for this product belonged to the Monsanto company, but joined the public domain in 2000. A joint FAO/WHO meeting in 2016 concluded that glyphosate is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic risk to humans exposed via the diet.


  • Type: Packaging
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Plastic
  • Date: 2016
  • Dimensions: 29 x 14 x 18 cm
  • Weight: 292 g
  • Brand: Sintagro
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