Agent Name

Fenoxaprop-ethyl

CAS Number

66441-23-4

Formula

C18-H16-Cl-N-O5

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(+/-)-2-(4-((6-Chloro-2-benzoxazolyl)oxy)phenoxy)propanoic acid ethyl ester; Acclaim; Depon; Ethyl (+-)-2-(4-(6-chloro-2-benzoxazolyloxy)phenoxy)propanoate; Ethyl-2-((4-(6-chloro-2-benzoxazolyloxy))-phenoxy)propionate; Excel; Fenoxaprop ethyl ester; Fenoxaprop ethyl ester [ANSI]; Furore; HOE 33171; HOE-A 25-01; Option; PUMA; Propanoic acid, 2-(4-((6-chloro-2-benzoxazolyl)oxy)phenoxy)-, ethyl ester, (+-)-; Tiller Herbicide; Whip; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Colorless solid; [HSDB] Light beige to brown solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective post-emergence herbicide for control of grassy weeds in beets, cotton, soy beans, vegetables, turf, and other crops; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] No effect level for rats in 90-day feeding study was 80 mg/kg diet; [HSDB] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.4E-8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 510 mg/m3

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