Agent Name

Famoxadone

CAS Number

131807-57-3

Formula

C22-H18-N2-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

DPX-JE 874; Famoxate; 2,4-Oxazolidinedione, 5-methyl-5-(4-phenoxyphenyl)-3-(phenylamino)-; [ChemIDplus] 5-Methyl-5-(4-phenoxyphenyl)-3-(phenylamino)-2,4-oxazolidinedione; 3-Anilino-5-methyl-5-(4-phenoxyphenyl)-1,3-oxazolidine-2,4-dione; [HSDB]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Pale cream-colored solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as agricultural fungicide; [Merck Index] Used in a fungicide of formulated granules with 25% Famoxadone and 25% cymoxanil (Tanos DF) on vegetables, tomatoes, potatoes, cucurbits, lettuce, and imported grapes and raisins; [Reference #1]

Comments

Causes mild hemolytic anemia and hepatotoxicity in subchronic feeding studies; Dogs had myotonic twitches and cataracts in a 90-day feeding study; Not likely to be carcinogenic in humans; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.8E-9 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,300 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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