Agent Name

Daminozide

CAS Number

1596-84-5

Formula

C6-H12-N2-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2,2-Dimethylhydrazid kyseliny jantarove [Czech]; ALAR; Alar 85; Aminozide; B 995; B-Nine; Bernsteinsaeure-2,2-dimethylhydrazid [German]; Butanedioic acid mono(2,2-dimethylhydrazide); DMASA; DYaK; Dimas; Dimethylaminosuccinamic acid; Kylar; N-(Dimethylamino)succinamic acid; N-Dimethylamino-succinamidsaeure [German]; SADH; Succinic 1,1-dimethyl hydrazide; Succinic N',N'-dimethylhydrazide; Succinic acid 2,2-dimethylhydrazide; Succinic acid N,N-dimethylhydrazide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Growth Regulators

Description

White solid; [HSDB] White crystals; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a systemic plant growth regulator on ornamentals and bedding plants in enclosed structures such as greenhouses, shadehouses, and interiorscapes; [HSDB] Registered for use on ornamentals in greenhouses; [Reference #1]

Comments

"Symptoms of exposure to this compound may include convulsions, coma, liver and kidney damage and irritation to the gastrointestinal tract and respiratory tract." [CAMEO] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] Unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine is a metabolite in the body; [Reference #1] See "1,1-Dimethylhydrazine."

Restricted

All food uses voluntarily cancelled in 1989; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0002 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 147,000 mg/m3/1h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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