Agent Name

Dimethazone

Alternative Name

Clomazone

CAS Number

81777-89-1

Formula

C12-H14-Cl-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Clomazone; 2-((2-Chlorophenyl)methyl)-4,4-dimethyl-3-isoxazolidinone; 2-(2-Chlorobenzyl)-4,4-dimethyl-1,2-oxazolidin-3-one; 2-(2-Chlorobenzyl)-4,4-dimethylisoxazolidin-3-one; Command; FMC 57020; Gamit; Magister; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Clear colorless to light brown viscous liquid; mp = 25 deg C; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as herbicide for control of annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in vegetables, cotton, melons, rice, soy beans, sugarcane, and tobacco; Also used for weed control in fallow wheat fields; [HSDB]

Comments

A minor skin irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00014 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 4,800 mg/m3/4h

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