Agent Name

Pronamide

Alternative Name

Propyzamide

CAS Number

23950-58-5

Formula

C12-H11-Cl2-N-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Propyzamide; 3,5-Dichloro-N-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propynyl)benzamide; 3,5-Dichloro-N-(1,1-dimethylpropynyl)benzamide; Clanex; KERB; KERB 50W; N-(1,1-Dimethylpropynyl)-3,5-dichlorobenzamide; Pronamid; Pronamide; RH 315; 3,5-Dichloro-N-(1,1-dimethylprop-2-ynyl)benzamide; Benzamide, 3,5-dichloro-N-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propynyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Off-white or white odorless solid; [HSDB] Colorless or white crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective pre-emergence herbicide; [Merck Index]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant (wettable powder formulation); [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.5E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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