Agent Name

Bentazon

Alternative Name

Basagran

CAS Number

25057-89-0

Formula

C10-H12-N2-O3-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Basagran; 1H-2,1,3-Benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one, 3-(1-methylethyl)-, 2,2-dioxide (9CI); 1H-2,1,3-Benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one, 3-isopropyl-, 2,2-dioxide (8CI); 1H-2,1,3-Benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one-2,2-dioxide, 3-isopropyl-; 3-(1-Methylethyl)-(1H)-2,1,3-benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one-2,2-dioxide; 3-(1-Methylethyl)-1H-2,1,3-benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one 2,2-dioxide (8CI)(9CI); 3-Isopropyl-1H-2,1,3-benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one-2,2-dioxide; 3-Isopropyl-1H-benzo-2,1,3-thiadiazin-4-one 2,2-dioxide; 3-Isopropyl-2,1,3-benzothiadiazinon-(4)-2,2-dioxid [German]; BAS 351-07H; BAS 351-H; BAS 3510; BAS 3510H; BAS 3512H; BAS 3517H; BAS 351H; Basagran; Basagran 480; Basagran DP; Basagran KV; Basagran M; Basagran-plus; Bendioxide; Bentazon [ANSI]; Bentazone; Graminon-plus; Herbatox; Laddok; Leader; Pentazone; Pledge; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Colorless to white solid; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used as a post-emergence herbicide with activity against a wide range of broadleaf weeds, as well as yellow nutsedge; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye irritant; [ICSC] A mucous membrane irritant; [HSDB] May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An eye irritant; [MSDSonline] Not likely to be carcinogenic to humans (Group NL); [EPA]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.45E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 5,100 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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