Agent Name

Fluazifop-butyl

CAS Number

69806-50-4

Formula

C19-H20-F3-N-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(+-)-Butyl-2-(4-(((5-trifluoro-methyl)-2-pyridinyl)oxy)phenoxy)propanoate; Butyl 2-(4-(5-trifluoromethyl-2-pyridinyloxy)phenoxy)propanoate; Fluazifop butyl; Fusilade; Fusilade 4E; Hache uno super; Halokon; IH 773B; Onecide; Onecide EC; PP 009; Propionic acid, 2-(p-((5-(trifluoromethyl)-2-pyridyl)oxy)phenoxy)-, butyl ester; SL-236; TF 1169; TS-7236; 2-(4-((5-(Trifluoromethyl)-2-pyridinyl)oxy)phenoxy)propanoic acid butyl ester; 2-(4-((5-(Trifluoromethyl)-2-pyridinyl)oxy)phenoxy)propanoic acid, butyl ester; Butyl (RS)-2-(4-((5-(trifluoromethyl)-2-pyridinyl)oxy)phenoxy)propanoate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Light yellow odorless liquid; mp = 13 deg C; [Hawley] Pale yellow odorless liquid; mp = 5 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as food additive, herbicide, and agricultural chemical; [Hawley] Used as selective post-emergence herbicide for control of annual and perennial grasses; [HSDB]

Comments

Virtually non-toxic by ingestion; May be formulated with xylene up to 38%; No chronic toxicity in animal studies at doses up to 10 mg/kg/day; Elevation of liver enzymes in high-dose animals; Mild irritant; [HSDB]

Restricted

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.13E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,240 mg/m3

Reference Link

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): Active Substances in Plant Protection Products

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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