Agent Name

Imazalil

Alternative Name

Enilconazole

CAS Number

35554-44-0

Formula

C14-H14-Cl2-N2-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Enilconazole; 1-(2-(2,4-Dichlorophenyl)-2-(2-propenyloxy)ethyl)-1H-imidazole; 1-(2-(2,4-Dichlorphenyl)-2-(2-propenyloxy)aethyl)-1H-imidazol [German]; 1H-Imidazole, 1-(2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-2-(2-propenyloxy)ethyl)- (9CI); Allyl-1-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-2-imidazol-1-ylethyl ether; CGA 41333; Chloramizol; Deccozil; Deccozil S 75; Enilconazole (BPC); Eniloconazol (SP); Fungaflor; R 23979; [ChemIDplus] 1-(2-Allyloxy)-2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)ethyl-1H-imidazole; [Guide to Occupational Exposure Values]]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Solidified oil; [Merck Index] Light yellow to brown solid (solidified oil); [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Broad spectrum antimycotic used to disinfect stable and kennel equipment and to treat fungal infections in humans and animals; [Merck Index] Used to protect fruit, vegetables, and ornamentals; as seed dressing for cereals; as post-harvest treatment for citrus fruit, pome fruit, bananas, and seed potatoes; to treat equipment and egg storage areas in chicken hatcheries; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye irritant; May cause liver injury; [ICSC] Likely to be carcinogenic to humans; Causes liver adenomas in mice; [EPA REDs] A skin and severe eye irritant; "Although the Buehler assay was negative on a 13.5% formulation, cases of sensitivity to the compound have been previously described in Europe and in Central America. The technical material is labeled as a potential sensitizer." [HSDB] Skin designation; [MAK] An irritant; May cause serious eye injury; Can be absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
MAK

2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction of the aerosol

Vapor Pressure

1.19E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 16,000 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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