Agent Name

Bromopropylate

CAS Number

18181-80-1

Formula

C17-H16-Br2-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-Methylethyl 4-bromo-alpha-(4-bromophenyl)-alpha-hydroxybenzeneacetate; 4,4'-Dibromobenzilic acid isopropyl ester; 4-Bromo-alpha-(4-bromophenyl)-alpha-hydroxybenzeneacetic acid 1-methyl ethyl ester; Acarol; Ascarol 2E; Benzeneacetic acid, 4-bromo-alpha-(4-bromophenyl)-alpha-hydroxy-, 1-methylethyl ester; Benzeneacetic acid, 4-bromo-alpha-(4-bromophenyl)-alpha-hydroxy-1-methylethyl ester (9CI); Benzilic acid, 4,4'-dibromo-, isopropyl ester (8CI); Ciba-Geigy GS 19851; ENT 27552; Folbex VA; GS-19851; Geigy 19851; Geigy GS-19851; Isopropyl 4,4'-dibromobenzilate; Isopropyl bromobenzilate; Isopropyl dibromobenzilate; Nanogen Index Code BST (1-012); Neoron; Phenisobromolate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White solid; [HSDB] Colorless solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an acaricide for control of a wide variety of mites on citrus and deciduous fruit; Not currently registered with the EPA for use in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

In high-dose animal studies, causes muscle weakness, ataxia, and respiratory depression; [RTECS]

Reference Link

INCHEM JMPR: Bromopropylate

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.1E-8 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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