Agent Name

Dinitramine

CAS Number

29091-05-2

Formula

C11-H13-F3-N4-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,3-Benzenediamine, N(sup 3),N(sup 3)-diethyl-2,4-dinitro-6-(trifluoromethyl)-; 3-Diethylamino-2,4-dinitro-6-trifluoromethylaniline; Cobeko; Cobex; Cobex (herbicide); Cobexo; N(sup 3),N(sup 3)-Diethyl-2,4-dinitro-6-(trifluoromethyl)-1,3-benzenediamine; N(sup 4),N(sup 4)-Diethyl-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-3,5-dinitrotoluene-2,4-diamine; N,N-Diethyl-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-3,5-dinitrotoluene-2,4-diamine; N,N-Diethyl-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-3,5-dinitrotoluene-2,4-diamine [ISO]; N1,N1-Diethyl-2,6-dinitro-4-(trifluoromethyl)-1,3-benzenediamine (9CI); N1,N1-Diethyl-2,6-dinitro-4-trifluoromethyl-m-phenylenediamine; N3,N3-Diethyl-2,4-dinitro-6-(trifluoromethyl)-1,3-benzenediamine (9CI); N3,N3-Diethyl-2,4-dinitro-6-trifluoromethyl-m-phenylenediamine; N4,N4-Diethyl-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-3,5-dinitrotoluene-2,4-diamine (8CI); Toluene-2,4-diamine, N(sup 4),N(sup 4)-diethyl-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-3,5-dinitro-; USB-3584; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Nitroaromatic

Description

Yellow solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as pre-plant herbicide for control of annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in cotton, legumes, vegetables, and other crops; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; No cancer in rats receiving 300 mg/kg diet; [HSDB] Does not uncouple oxidative phosphorylation or induce methemoglobinemia; [EPA Pesticides, p. 120] May cause irritation and CNS depression; [MSDSonline]

Restricted

Cancelled--no longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.6E-6 mm Hg

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