Agent Name

Propham

CAS Number

122-42-9

Formula

C10-H13-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-Methylethyl phenylcarbamate; Agermin; Ban-Hoe; Beet-Kleen; Birgin; Chem-Hoe; Collavin; IFC; IFK; INPC; IPPC; Iso.ppc.; Isopropil-N-fenil-carbammato [Italian]; Isopropyl carbanilate; Isopropyl carbanilic acid ester; Isopropyl phenyl urethane; Isopropyl phenylcarbamate; Isopropyl phenylcarbmate; Isopropyl-N-fenyl-carbamaat [Dutch]; Isopropyl-N-phenyl-carbamat [German]; Isopropyl-N-phenylcarbamate; Isopropyl-N-phenylurethan [German]; Isopropylester kyseliny karbanilove [Czech]; N-Phenyl isopropyl carbamate; N-Phenylcarbamate d'isopropyle [French]; N-Phenylcarbamic acid, isopropyl ester; O-Isopropyl N-phenyl carbamate; Ortho grass killer; Phenylcarbamic acid, 1-methylethyl ester; Premalox; Profam; Prophame; Prophame [ISO-French]; Prophos; Tixit; Triherbide; Triherbide-IPC; Tuberit; Tuberite; Y 2; Carbamic acid, N-phenyl-, 1-methylethyl ester; Carbamic acid, phenyl-, 1-methylethyl ester; Carbanilic acid, isopropyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Carbamate

Description

White to gray solid; Pure solid is odorless; Insoluble in water; [Hawley] Flakes; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

No longer used in the US; Used as a pre- and post-emergence herbicide for control of grasses and broadleaf weeds in alfalfa, clover, forage crops, flax, lettuce, safflower, spinach, sugar beets, lentils, and peas; Also used to prevent potatoes in storage from sprouting; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.01 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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