Agent Name

Fluazinam

CAS Number

79622-59-6

Formula

C13-H4-Cl2-F6-N4-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-Chloro-N-(5-chloro-2,6-dinitro-4-trifluoromethylphenyl)-5-trifluoromethyl-2-pyridinamine; ASC 66825; ASC 67178; Frowncide; IKF 1216; PP 192; Shirlan (Zeneca); Shirlan Flow; 2-Pyridinamine, 3-chloro-N-(3-chloro-2,6-dinitro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)-5-(trifluoromethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] Omega 500F; [Reference #2]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Light yellow solid; [HSDB] Omega 500F: Yellow liquid with a pungent odor (40% active ingredient); [Reference #2]

Sources/Uses

Used as agricultural fungicide; [Merck Index] Omega 500F: Used in the US as a fungicide for peanuts and potatoes; [Reference #2]

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in manufacturing and farming workers; [Kanerva, p. 1796] Reports of skin irritation and sensitization in agricultural employees; [HSDB] Toxic to the liver in animal experiments; [Reference #2] May cause serious eye injury; May cause skin sensitization; Toxic by inhalation; [Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

Contact dermatitis due to a new fungicide used in the tulip bulb industry

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.6E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 463 mg/m3

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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