Agent Name

Prometon

CAS Number

1610-18-0

Formula

C10-H19-N5-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, 6-methoxy-N,N'-bis(1-methylethyl)-; 2,4-Bis(isopropylamino)-6-methoxy-1,3,5-triazine; 2,4-Bis(isopropylamino)-6-methoxy-s-triazine; 2,4-Prometone; 2,6-Diisopropylamino-4-methoxytriazine; 2-Methoxy-4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-1,3,5-triazine; 2-Methoxy-4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-s-triazine; 4,6-Bis(isopropylamino)-2-methoxy-s-triazine; 6-Methoxy-N,N'-bis(1-methylethyl)-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; G-31435; Gesafram; Gesafram 50; Methoxypropazine; N,N'-Diisopropyl-6-methoxy-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; N,N'-Diisopropyl-6-methoxy-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diyldiamine; N2,N4-Di-isopropyl-6-methoxy-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; Ontracic 800; Ontrack; Ontrack-we-2; Pramitol; Pramitol 5P; Primatol 25e; Prometone [ISO-French]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Triazine

Description

Colorless or white solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as non-selective pre- and post-emergence herbicide for non-crop land; [Merck Index] Used to control grasses and broad-leaved weeds in cotton and celery; [HSDB]

Comments

Irritating to skin and eyes; [HSDB] For the triazine herbicides, systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts are ingested; May cause irritation; [EPA Pesticides, p. 121] Moderately toxic to mallard embryos, but this assay is not used to predict developmental hazards in humans; [REPROTOX]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.3E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) >520 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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