Agent Name

Lactofen

CAS Number

77501-63-4

Formula

C19-H15-Cl-F3-N-O7

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-Ethoxy-1-methyl-2-oxoethyl 5-(2-chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy)-2 nitrobenzoate; 1'-(Carboethoxy)ethyl 5-(2-chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy)-2-nitrobenzoate; Cobra; Cobra herbicide; Lactofen; Lactofen [ANSI]; PPG 844; Benzoic acid, 5-(2-chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy)-2-nitro-, 2-ethoxy-1-methyl-2-oxoethyl ester; 5-(2-Chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy)-2-nitrobenzoic acid 2-ethoxy-1-methyl-2-oxoethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Protox-Inhibiting

Description

Tan to dark brown solid; [HSDB] Off-white solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as pre- and post-emergence herbicide for control of broad-leaved weeds in snap beans, soybeans, cotton, and forestry; [HSDB] Registered for use on snap beans, soybeans, cotton, kenaf, and forestry; [Reference #1]

Comments

The protox inhibitor herbicides (Fomesafen, Oxadiazon, Lactofen, Sulfentrazone, Carfentrazone-ethyl, Oxyfluorofen and Bifenox) can disrupt porphyrin metabolism; "It has been speculated that a transient form of porphyria variegate may occur following a massive exposure or long-term exposure to lower doses." A mild skin and moderate eye irritant; [HSDB] Moderate eye irritant; Unlikely to be carcinogenic at low doses; [Reference #1] See "Fluthiacet-methyl."

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.1E-8 mm Hg

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