Agent Name

Monolinuron

CAS Number

1746-81-2

Formula

C9-H11-Cl-N2-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-(4-Chlorophenyl)-1-methoxy-1-methylurea; 3-(4-Chlorphenyl)-1-methoxy-1-methylharnstoff [German]; 3-(p-Chlorophenyl)-1-methoxy-1-methylurea; Aresin; Arezin; Arezine; HOE 02747; HOE 2747; Monorotox; N-(4-Chlorophenyl)-N'-methoxy-N-methylurea; Premalin; Urea, 3-(p-chlorophenyl)-1-methoxy-1-methyl-; Urea, N'-(4-chlorophenyl)-N-methoxy-N-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Colorless solid; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective herbicide for vegetables, fruits, cereals, ornamentals, and other crops; [HSDB]

Comments

Methemoglobinemia reported after poisoning by ingestion; [HSDB] May affect the blood causing anemia; [ICSC] Caused nausea or vomiting and weight loss in oral lethal-dose study of cats; Causes normocytic anemia in 90-day oral studies of rats and dogs; [RTECS]

Restricted

As of 1977, no longer produced in the USA; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00015 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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