Agent Name

Monuron trichloroacetate

CAS Number

140-41-0

Formula

C9-H11-Cl-N2-O.C2-H-Cl3-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-(4-Chlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethyluronium trichloroacetate; 3-(Parachlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea trichloroacetate; 3-(p-Chlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea, trichloroacetate; GC-2996; Monuron trichloroacetate; Monuron-tca; Trichloroacetic acid compound with 3-(p-chlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea (1:1) (8CI); Trichloroacetic acid compound with N'-(4-chlorophenyl)-N,N-dimethylurea (1:1) (9CI); Urea, 3-(p-chlorophenyl)-1,1-dimethyl-, cmpd. with; trichloroacetic acid (1:1); Urox; Urox 379; Xoru-Ox; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Urea Derivative

Sources/Uses

"No ACTIVE registrants found for selected chemical." [NPIRS]

Comments

Urea-derived herbicides have low toxicity in animal feeding studies; May induce methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts ingested; [EPA Pesticides, p. 122] See "Monuron."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.7E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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