Agent Name

Pendimethalin

CAS Number

40487-42-1

Formula

C13-H19-N3-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3,4-Dimethyl-2,6-dinitro-N-(1-ethylpropyl)aniline; 3,4-Xylidine, 2,6-dinitro-N-(1-ethylpropyl)-; AC 92553; Accotab; Benzenamine, 3,4-dimethyl-2,6-dinitro-N-(1-ethylpropyl)-; Go-Go-San; Herbadox; N-(1-Aethylpropyl)-2,6-dinitro-3,4-xylidin [German]; N-(1-Aethylpropyl)-3,4-dimethyl-2,6-dinitroanilin [German]; N-(1-Ethylpropyl)-2,6-dinitro-3,4-xylidine; N-(1-Ethylpropyl)-3,4-dimethyl-2,6-dinitroaniline; N-(1-Ethylpropyl)-3,4-dimethyl-2,6-dinitrobenzenamine; N-(3-Pentyl)-3,4-dimethyl-2,6-dinitroaniline; Pendimethaline [ISO-French]; Penoxalin; Penoxaline; Penoxyn; Phenoxalin; Prowl; SWGC; Sipaxol; Southern Weed Grass Control; Stomp; Stomp 330D; Stomp 330E; Tendimethalin; Wax Up; Way Up; Wayup; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Nitroaromatic

Description

Orange-yellow solid; [Merck Index] Odor like fruit; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective pre- and post-emergence herbicide for field corn, potatoes, rice, sorghum, cotton, soybeans, tobacco, peanuts, and sunflowers; [HSDB] Workers may be exposed in food, feed, ornamental, turf, and right-of-way treatments; [Reference #1]

Comments

"Solvent system in emulsifiable concentration may be irritating to skin and eyes." [HSDB] May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] Mixing and loading workers should wear chemical resistant gloves; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.0E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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