Agent Name

Prometryn

CAS Number

7287-19-6

Formula

C10-H19-N5-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, N,N'-bis(1-methylethyl)-6-(methylthio)-; 2,4-Bis(isopropylamino)-6-methylmercapto-s-triazine; 2,4-Bis(isopropylamino)-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine; 2,4-Bis(isopropylamino)-6-methylthio-s-triazine; 2,4-Bis(propylamino)-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazin [German]; 2-Methylmercapto-4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-s-triazine; 2-Methylthio-4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-s-triazine; A 1114; Caparol; Caparol 80W; G 34161; G-34161; Gesagard; Gesagard 50; Gesagarde 50 WP; Mercasin; Mercazin; Merkazin; N,N'-Bis(1-methylethyl)-6-methyl-thio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; N,N'-Diisopropyl-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diyldiamine; N,N-Di-isopropyl-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; N2,N4-Di-isopropyl-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; Polisin; Primatol; Primatol Q; Promepin; Promethryn; Prometrene; Prometrex; Prometrin; Prometryne; Prometryne [ISO-French:JMAF]; Selectin; Selectin 50; Selektin; Sesagard; Uvon; s-Triazine, 2,4-bis(isopropylamino)-6-(methylthio)- (8CI); s-Triazine, 4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-2-methylmercapto-; [ChemIDplus] UN2763

Category

Herbicides, Triazine

Description

Colorless or white odorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as pre- or post-emergence herbicide for control of annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in cotton, peanuts, vegetables, other crops, and forestry; [HSDB]

Comments

For the triazine herbicides, systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts are ingested; May cause irritation; [EPA Pesticides, p. 121] A mild eye irritant; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.0E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 5,170 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Triazine pesticide, solid, toxic."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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