Agent Name

Butralin

CAS Number

33629-47-9

Formula

C14-H21-N3-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

4-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)-N-(1-methylpropyl)-2,6-dinitrobenzenamine; 70-314B; 72-A34; A 820; AMEX; AMEX 820; Amchem 70-25; Amchem A-280; Aniline, N-sec-butyl-4-tert-butyl-2,6-dinitro- (8CI); Benzenamine, 4-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-N-(1-methylpropyl)-2,6-dinitro- (9CI); Butraline [ISO-French]; Dibutalin; N-sec-Butyl-4-tert-butyl-2,6-dinitroaniline; N-sec-Butyl-4-tert-butyl-2,6-dinitrobenzamine; No-Crab; Rutralin; Tamex; Technical AMEX-820; Zitsaosol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Nitroaromatic

Description

Yellow-orange solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

A dinitroaniline herbicide used as a plant growth regulator on tobacco (flue-cured and air-cured); No food or feed uses and groundwater contamination not likely; [Reference #1]

Comments

An irritant; May cause CNS depression; Targets the blood; [MSDSonline] Workers should use chemical resistant gloves when mixing and loading; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.3E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 50,000 mg/m3/4h

Reference Link

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): Active Substances in Plant Protection Products

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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