Agent Name

2,4-Bis((3-methoxypropyl)amino)-6-(methylthio)-s-triazine

Alternative Name

Lambast

CAS Number

845-52-3

Formula

C12-H23-N5-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Lambast; 1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, N,N'-bis(3-methoxypropyl)-6-(methylthio)-; 2-Methylmercapto-4,6-bis(3-methoxypropylamino)-s-triazine; CP 17029; Lambast; MPMT; N,N'-Bis(3-methoxypropyl)-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; s-Triazine, 2,4-bis((3-methoxypropyl)amino)-6-(methylthio)-; [ChemIDplus] UN2763

Category

Herbicides, Triazine

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

A selective herbicide "of little commercial interest" that was discontinued by Monsanto sometime before 1989; [HSDB]

Comments

A single oral dose of 250 mg/kg caused in sheep ataxia followed by "depression"; After ingestion, triazine herbicides are rapidly absorbed and excreted within 72 hours; [HSDB] For the triazine herbicides, systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts are ingested; May cause irritation; [EPA Pesticides, p. 121]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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