Agent Name

Kresoxim-methyl

CAS Number

143390-89-0

Formula

C18-H19-N-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

BAS 490F; Methyl (E)-alpha-(methoxyimino)-2-((2-methylphenoxy)methyl)benzeneacetate; Benzeneacetic acid, alpha-(methoxyimino)-2-((2-methylphenoxy)methyl)-, methyl ester, (E)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Colorless odorless solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as synthetic strobilurin agricultural fungicide; [Merck Index] Used to control powdery mildew in greenhouse ornamental crops; [Reference #2]

Comments

In subchronic feeding studies of rats, causes elevated serum GGT (liver enzyme) at >577 mg/kg/day; [Reference #2] Causes hepatocellular carcinoma in 2-year rat feeding study at 36 mg/kg/body weight/day; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; Targets the liver; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

INCHEM JMPR: Kresoxim-methyl - 1998

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.72E-8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 5,600 mg/m3/4h

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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