Agent Name

Chlorflurenol

CAS Number

2464-37-1

Formula

C14-H9-Cl-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-Chloro-9-hydroxy-9H-fluorene-9-carboxylic acid; 2-Chloro-9-hydroxyfluorene-9-carboxylic acid; CF 125; CME 73170P; Chlorflurecol; Chloroflurenol [ISO-French]; IT 3299; 9H-Fluorene-9-carboxylic acid, 2-chloro-9-hydroxy-; Fluorene-9-carboxylic acid, 2-chloro-9-hydroxy- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Formulated as an emulsifiable concentrate and granular; [Reference #1] Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an herbicide and plant growth regulator for agricultural, commercial, and residential applications; No registered feed/food uses; [Reference #1]

Comments

Composed of three components said to be inseparable and manufactured in a consistent ratio; Contains 65-70% Methyl 2-chloro-9-hydroxyfluorene-9-carboxylate, 10-15% methyl 2,7-dichloro-9-hydroxyfluorene-9-carboxylate, and 15-20% methyl 9-hydroxyfluorene-9-carboxylate; All loaders, applicators and other handlers must wear: long sleeve shirt, long pants, shoes plus socks, and chemical-resistant gloves. [Reference #1] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.0E-5 mm Hg

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