Agent Name

Fenaminosulf

CAS Number

140-56-7

Formula

C8-H11-N3-O3-S.Na

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(4-(Dimethylamino)phenyl)diazenesulfonic acid, sodium salt; 4-((Dimethylamino)phenyl)diazenesulphonic acid, sodium salt; 4-Dimethylaminobenzenediazosulfonic acid, sodium salt; 4-Dimethylaminobenzenediazosulphonic acid, sodium salt; 4-Dimethylaminophenyl diazene sulfonate, sodium salt; BAY 22555; BAY 5072; Bayer 22555; Bayer 5072; DAPA; DAPA (pesticide); Deksonal; Dexon; Dexon (pesticide); Dexon 70; Dexoxon; Diazoben; Gold Orange MP; Lesan; N,N-Dimethyl-p-anilinediazosulfonic acid sodium salt; Phenaminosulf; Phenaminosulf [ISO-French]; Sodium (4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)diazenesulfonate; Sodium 4-(dimethylamino)benzenediazosulfonate; Sodium 4-(dimethylamino)benzenediazosulphonate; Sodium fenaminosulf; Sodium p-(dimethylamino)benzenediazosulfonate; Sodium p-(dimethylamino)benzenediazosulphonate; Tropaeolin D; p-(Dimethylamino)-phenyldiazo-natriumsulfonat [German]; p-(Dimethylamino)benzenediazosulfonate; p-(Dimethylamino)benzenediazosulphonate; p-(Dimethylamino)benzenediazosulphonic acid, sodium salt; p-Dimethylaminobenzene diazo sodium sulfonate; p-Dimethylaminobenzenediazo sodium sulfonate; p-Dimethylaminobenzenediazosodium sulphonate; p-Dimethylaminobenzenediazosulfonic acid, sodium salt; p-Dimethylaminobenzoldiazosulfonat (natriumsalz) [German]; [ChemIDplus] UN2588

Category

Fungicides

Description

Yellowish-brown, odorless solid; [HSDB] Brownish-yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a seed and soil fungicide in germinating seedlings of ornamentals, cotton, maize, sorghum, peas, beans, spinach, cucumbers, beet, sugar cane, and pineapples; Also used as a foliar spray for apples, grapes, raspberries, celery, and melons; [HSDB]

Comments

Experimental animals have lethargy, tremors, and convulsions in LD50 studies; Histopathology shows evidence of liver and kidney damage; [HSDB] Harmful by skin contact; Toxic by ingestion; [eChemPortal: ESIS] May cause irritation; Readily absorbed through skin; Causes injury to the liver and kidneys in animal studies; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.7E-13 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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