Agent Name

Flufenacet

CAS Number

142459-58-3

Formula

C14-H13-F4-N3-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

BAY-FOE 5043; FOE 5043; Fluthiamid; Fluthiamide; N-(4-Fluorophenyl)-N-(1-methylethyl)-2-((5-(trifluoromethyl)-1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)oxy)acetamide; Thiafluamide; Acetamide, N-(4-fluorophenyl)-N-(1-methylethyl)-2-((5-(trifluoromethyl)-1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)oxy)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

White to tan solid; [Merck Index] Light beige powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as pre-emergence herbicide to control annual grasses and broadleaf weeds in corn and soybeans; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] May cause irritation; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.75E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) >3740 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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