Agent Name

Profluralin

CAS Number

26399-36-0

Formula

C14-H16-F3-N3-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Benzenamine, N-(cyclopropylmethyl)-2,6-dinitro-N-propyl-4-(trifluoromethyl)-; CGA 10832; ER5461; GA-10832; N-(Cyclopropylmethyl)-2,6-dinitro-N-propyl-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzenamine; N-(Cyclopropylmethyl)-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-2,6-dinitro-N-propyl-p-toluidine; N-Cyclopropylmethyl-2,6-dinitro-N-propyl-4-trifluoromethylaniline; N-Cyclopropylmethyl-N-n-propyl-4-trifluoromethyl-2,6-dinitroaniline; Pregard; Profluraline [ISO-French]; SGA 10832; Tolban; p-Toluidine, N-(cyclopropylmethyl)-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-2,6-dinitro-N-propyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Nitroaromatic

Description

Yellow-orange solid; mp = 32.1-32.5 deg C; [HSDB] Light orange solid; mp = 33-36 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Formerly used as a selective herbicide; [HSDB]

Comments

A mild to moderate skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [HSDB] Does not uncouple oxidative phosphorylation or induce methemoglobinemia; [EPA Pesticides, p. 120] An eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ESIS] A skin irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [MSDSonline]

Restricted

No longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.9E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) > 3,970 mg/m3/1h

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