Agent Name

Oryzalin

CAS Number

19044-88-3

Formula

C12-H18-N4-O6-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3,5-Dinitro-N(sup 4),N(sup 4)-dipropylsulfanilamide; 3,5-Dinitro-N4,N4-dipropylsulfanilamide; 3,5-Dinitro-N4,N4-dipropylsulphanilamide; 4-(Dipropylamino)-3,5-dinitrobenzenesulfonamide; Benzenesulfonamide, 4-(dipropylamino)-3,5-dinitro- (9CI); Compound 67019; Dinitrodipropylsulfanilamide; Dirimal; Dirimal Extra; EL 119; EL-119; EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 104201; N4,N4-Dipropyl-3,5-dinitrosulfanilamide; Oryzalin; Surflan; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Yellow-orange crystals; [CAMEO] Formulated as aqueous suspensions and powders; [EXTOXNET]

Sources/Uses

Used as a selective pre-emergence surface-applied herbicide to control broadleaf weeds in orchards, vineyards, turfs, and ornamentals; [EXTOXNET]

Comments

Non-corrosive; [CAMEO] The following herbicides have an oral LD50 of >1 gm/kg and have little or no acute toxicity in humans: Alachlor, Amitrole, Ammonium sulfamate, Atrazine, Dalapon, Dicamba, Glyphosphate, Monuron, Oryzalin, Picloram, Propanil, Simazine, etc. [LaDou, p. 613]

Reference Link

EXTOXNET: Oryzalin

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