Agent Name

Isoxaben

CAS Number

82558-50-7

Formula

C18-H24-N2-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2,6-Dimethoxy-N-(3-(1-ethyl-1-methylpropyl)-5-isoxazolyl)benzamide; Benzamizole; Cent 7; Compound 121607; EL 107; Flexidor; Gallery; N-(3-(1-Ethyl-1-methylpropyl)-5-isoxazolyl)-2,6-dimethoxybenzamide; N-(3-(1-Ethyl-methylpropyl)-5-isoxazolyl)-2,6-dimethoxybenzamide; NA 8318; Prolan; Prolan (herbicide); X-Pand; Benzamide, 2,6-dimethoxy-N-(3-(1-ethyl-1-methylpropyl)-5-isoxazolyl)-; Benzamide, N-(3-(1-ethyl-1-methylpropyl)-5-isoxazolyl)-2,6-dimethoxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

White or light tan solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective pre-emergence herbicide for control of broad-leaved weeds and annual grasses; [Merck Index] Used for cereals, turf, and ornamentals; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; Targets the liver; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.13E-9 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 1,990 mg/m3

Reference Link

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): Active Substances in Plant Protection Products: Isoxaben - 2007

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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