Agent Name

Chlorsulfuron

CAS Number

64902-72-3

Formula

C12-H12-Cl-N5-O4-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-((o-Chlorophenyl)sulfonyl)-3-(4-methoxy-6-methyl-s-triazin-2-yl)urea; 1-(2-Chlorophenylsulfonyl)-3-(4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)urea; 1-(2-Chlorophenylsulphonyl)-3-(4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)urea; 2-Chloro-N-((4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)aminocarbonyl)-benzenesulfonamide; 2-Chlorsulfuron; Benzenesulfonamide, 2-chloro-N-(((4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)amino)carbonyl)-; Chlorsulfon; DPX 4189; Finesse; Glean; Glean 20DF; Glean C; Telar; Trilixon; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Sulfonylurea

Description

Colorless or white odorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as pre- and post-emergence herbicide to control weeds on cereal grains, pasture, rangeland, industrial sites, and turf grass; [Reference #1]

Comments

An eye irritant; [HSDB] For the triazine herbicides, systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts are ingested; May cause irritation; [EPA Pesticides, p. 121]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.3E-11 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,900 mg/m3/4h

Reference Link

EFSA: Chlorsulfuron - 2008

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