Agent Name

Dodine

CAS Number

2439-10-3

Formula

C13-H29-N3.C2-H4-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-Dodecylguanidinium acetate; AC 5223; Aadodin; American Cyanamid 5223; Carpene; Curitan; Cyprex; Cyprex 65W; Dodecylguanidine acetate; Dodecylguanidine monoacetate; Dodin; Dodine, mixture with glyodin; Doguadine; ENT 16,436; Experimental fungicide 5223; Guanidine, dodecyl-, monoacetate; Karpen; Kyselina 3-dodecylguanidinooctova [Czech]; Laurylguanidine acetate; Melprex; Melprex 65; Melprex 65W; Melprex Liquid Dodine; Questuran; Radspor; Syllit; Syllit 65; Tsitrex; Venturol; Vondodine; n-Dodecylguanidine acetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Colorless solid; [HSDB]; [MSDSonline] White solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as agricultural fungicide; [Merck Index] Used primarily on fruits and nuts; A similar product, dodecylguanidine hydrochloride (DGH) is used as a biocide against algae, fungi, and slime-forming bacteria; [EPA REDs]

Comments

A strong skin and eye irritant (concentrations >50%); [Hawley] Dodine and DGH (Dodecylguanidine hydrochloride) are toxicologically equivalent; No evidence of carcinogenicity; No evidence of reproductive or neurological toxicity; [EPA REDs] A skin, eye, and GI tract irritant; [HSDB] A skin and eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ESIS] See "Dodecylguanidine hydrochloride."

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.5E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 129 mg/m3/2h

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