Agent Name

Desethyl atrazine

Alternative Name

4-Deethylatrazine

CAS Number

6190-65-4

Formula

C6-H10-Cl-N5

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, 6-chloro-N-(1-methylethyl)-; Deethylatrazin; Deethylatrazine; Des-ethyl atrazine; G 30033; s-Triazine, 2-amino-4-chloro-6-(isopropylamino)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Triazine

Description

Colorless solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

A degradation product of atrazine; Not directly produced or used; [HSDB]

Comments

After receiving in diet for 13 weeks doses up to 38 mg/kg/bw, rats had decreased body weights but no other adverse effects; [HSDB] Delays parturition and interferes with development of pituitary gonatropic system in high-dose studies of rats; [REPROTOX] For the triazine herbicides, systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts are ingested; May cause irritation; [EPA Pesticides, p. 121] See "Atrazine."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.33E-5 mm Hg

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