Agent Name

Hexaflumuron

CAS Number

86479-06-3

Formula

C16-H18-Cl2-F6-N2-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-(3,5-Dichloro-4-(1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethoxy)phenyl)-3-(2,6-difluorobenzoyl)urea (IUPAC); Hexafluoron; Hexafluron; OMS 3031; Recruit; Sentricon; XRD 473; Benzamide, N-(((3,5-dichloro-4-(1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethoxy)phenyl)amino)carbonyl)-2,6-difluoro-; NAF-46; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Colorless or white solid; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide (inhibits chitin production); [Merck Index]

Comments

Rats were given orally up to 100 mg/kg for 28 days; No overt signs of toxicity, but reticulocyte counts were increased; [HSDB] May induce methemoglobinemia; [ICSC] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.43E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 2,500 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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