Agent Name

Asulam-sodium

CAS Number

2302-17-2

Formula

C8-H10-N2-O4-S.Na

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Asulam sodium; Asulam, sodium salt; Asulox; Asulox, sodium salt; Methyl sulfanilylcarbamate, sodium salt; Sodium asulam; Carbamic acid, ((4-aminophenyl)sulfonyl)-, methyl ester, monosodium salt; Carbamic acid, ((4-aminophenyl)sulfonyl)-, methyl ester, monosodium salt (9CI); Carbamic acid, sulfanilyl-, methyl ester, monosodium salt; Sodium methyl ((4-aminophenyl)sulphonyl)carbamate; [ChemIDplus] Methyl((4-aminophenyl)sulfonyl)carbamate, sodium salt; [Bayer CropScience MSDS]

Category

Herbicides, Carbamate

Description

Formulated as soluble/concentrate liquid; [Reference #1] Brown odorless liquid; [Bayer CropScience MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective pre-emergence herbicide mainly on sugarcane; Also used on ornamentals, turf, and other non-crop land; [Reference #1]

Comments

The only registered product is the sodium salt; [Reference #1] An eye irritant; May causes skin sensitization; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Bayer CropScience MSDS] See "Asulam."

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,000 mg/m3/4hr

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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