Trifluralin is widely used herbicide produced from dichloromethane. It is majorly used to control annual grasses and broadleaf annual weeds on variety of crops, shrubs and flowers. Trifluralin is a manmade herbicide which occurs in yellowish orange solid. It is available in granular form or emulsifiable concentrate. This herbicide can be applied directly to the soil to provide control on crops, shrubs, flowers etc. It helps to enhance the root development by killing mitosis, and thus controlling the weeds before it grows. Trifluralin is one of the largest used herbicide in the United States where as this herbicide is banned in the European Union, due to its high toxicity to aquatic life. During degradation process trifluralin undergoes extreme transformation process and have negative impact on environment. This pesticide is extremely toxic in nature and affects to fresh water reservoirs, marine waters, estuarine fish and aquatic invertebrates including shrimp and oyster. The pesticide should not be applied directly to the water or to the areas where surface water is present. It is registered for the control of annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in various crops such as cotton, ornamental plants, and food crops such as cabbage, broccoli, sugar beet, beans, onions, sugar cane, sunflowers, tomatoes, soybeans, vineyards, and a number of leafy green vegetables. Compared to other crops cotton, soybean, and ornamental plants account for a substantial share in the global consumption of trifluralin.