Agent Name

Fluridone

CAS Number

59756-60-4

Formula

C19-H14-F3-N-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-Methyl-3-phenyl-5-(3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)-4(1H)-pyridinone; 1-Methyl-3-phenyl-5-(alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-m-tolyl)-4-pyridone; Brake; EL 171; EL-171; Pride; Sonar; 4(1H)-Pyridinone, 1-methyl-3-phenyl-5-(3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

White solid; [HSDB] Colorless solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an systemic herbicide for control of aquatic weeds in ponds and lakes; No direct food uses; [Reference #1]

Comments

N-methylformamide is the major degradation product after use in lakes and ponds; [Reference #1] See "N-methylformamide."

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.75E-8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 2,130,000 mg/m3/1h

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