Agent Name

Chlorazine

CAS Number

580-48-3

Formula

C11-H20-Cl-N5

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, 6-chloro-N,N,N',N'-tetraethyl-; 2,4-Bis(diethylamino)-6-chloro-s-triazine; 2-Chloro-4,6-bis(diethylamino)-1,3,5-triazine; 2-Chloro-4,6-bis(diethylamino)-s-triazine; 6-Chloro-N,N,N',N'-tetraethyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; Chlorazin; G 25,804; G 444E; Geigy 444E; Geigy Herbicide 444E; Phenazon; s-Triazine, 2-chloro-4,6-bis(diethylamino)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Triazine

Description

Solid; [Hawley] Solid or thick liquid; mp = 27 deg C; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Formerly used as a herbicide; No longer commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

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
Vapor Pressure

2.65E-5 mm Hg

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