Agent Name

Chloroneb

CAS Number

2675-77-6

Formula

C8-H8-Cl2-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,4-Dichloro-2,5-dimethoxybenzene; Benzene, 1,4-dichloro-2,5-dimethoxy- (7CI)(8CI)(9CI); Chloronebe [French]; Chloronebe [ISO-French]; Demasan; Demosan; Demosan 10D; Demosan 65W; Flo Pro D Seed Protectant; Nuflo D; Soil fungicide 1823; Terraneb; Terraneb SP; Tersan SP; Tersan-SP; [ChemIDplus] UN2761

Category

Fungicides

Description

Colorless solid with a musty odor; [HSDB] White to tan or beige solid; [CAMEO] Colorless solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic soil and seed fungicide in treatment of cotton, bean seeds, and turf; [HSDB] Used on seed treatment for sugar beets, soybeans, cotton, and beans; Turf use on lawns and golf courses; [EPA REDs]

Comments

A skin irritant; No human cases of systemic poisoning have been reported; [EPA Pesticides] Low acute toxicity; A skin sensitizer; Unlikely to pose a dietary cancer risk; [EPA REDs] May cause irritation; May cause CNS depression; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.003 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organochlorine pesticides, solid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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