Agent Name

Ametryn

CAS Number

834-12-8

Formula

C9-H17-N5-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, N-ethyl-N'-(1-methylethyl)-6-(methylthio)- (9CI); 2-Ethylamino-4-isopropylamino-6-methylmercapto-s-triazine; 2-Ethylamino-4-isopropylamino-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine; 2-Ethylamino-4-isopropylamino-6-methylthio-s-triazine; 2-Methylmercapto-4-ethylamino-6-isopropylamino-S-triazine; 2-Methylmercapto-4-ethylamino-6-isopropylamino-s-triazine; 2-Methylmercapto-4-isopropylamino-6-ethylamino-S-triazine; 2-Methylmercapto-4-isopropylamino-6-ethylamino-s-triazine; 2-Methylthio-4-ethylamino-6-isopropylamino-S-triazine; 2-Methylthio-4-ethylamino-6-isopropylamino-s-triazine; A 1093; Amephyt; Ametrex; Ametrine; Ametryne; Cemerin; Crisatrine; Doruplant; Evik; G 34162; G-34162; Gardopax; Gesapax; Geshpax; Gestene; N-Ethyl-N'-(1-methylethyl)-6-(methylthio)-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine (9CI); N-Ethyl-N'-isopropyl-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diyldiamine; N-Ethyl-N-isopropyl-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; N2-Ethyl-N4-isopropyl-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; Primatol Z 80; Topazol; Trinatox D; [ChemIDplus] UN2763

Category

Herbicides, Triazine

Description

Colorless or white solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic herbicide for pre- and post-emergence control of most annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in field and popcorn, sugarcane, and pineapple; Also used in Egypt for snail control in water canals; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye irritant; Slightly irritating to skin and eyes of rabbits; Effects in sub-chronic and chronic rat feeding studies include fatty liver degeneration; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] Effects in high dose animal studies include changes in leukocyte count and multiple effects to liver; [RTECS]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.74E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,030 mg/m3/

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Triazine pesticide, solid, toxic."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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