Agent Name

Bromacil

CAS Number

314-40-9

Formula

C9-H13-Br-N2-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

5-Bromo-3-sec-butyl-6-methyluracil; 5-Bromo-6-methyl-3-(1-methylpropyl)uracil; Borea; Bromax 4G; Bromax 4L; Borocil; Cynogan; Hyvar X; Hyvar XL; Isocil; Krovar; Rout; Uragan; Urox B; Urox HX.

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Odorless, colorless to white, crystalline solid. [herbicide] [Note: Commercially available as a wettable powder or in liquid formulations.]; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used for brush control, especially against perennial grasses; it is also used to control weeds in pineapple and citrus crops; [EXTOXNET]

Comments

Bromacil is classified as "practically nontoxic" in dry form, "moderately toxic" in liquid form. [EXTOXNET]

Reference Link

EXTOXNET PIP - BROMACIL

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

TLV (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3

Vapor Pressure

3.07E-7 mm Hg

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Adverse Effects
ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Animal

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