Agent Name

Propazine

CAS Number

139-40-2

Formula

C9-H16-Cl-N5

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2,4-Bis(isopropylamino)-6-chloro-s-triazine; 2,4-Bis(propylamino)-6-chlor-1,3,5-triazin [German]; 2-Chlor-4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-s-triazine; 2-Chloro-4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-1,3,5-triazine; 2-Chloro-4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-s-triazine; 2-Chloro-4,6-di(isopropylamino)-1,3,5-triazine; 6-Chloro-N,N'-bis(1-methylethyl)-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; 6-Chloro-N,N'-diisopropyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diyldiamine; 6-Chloro-N2,N4-di-isopropyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; G 30028; G-30028; Geigy 30,028; Gesamil; Maxx 90; Milo-pro; Milocep; Milogard; Plantulin; Primatol P; Propasin; Propazin; Propazin (VAN); Propazine (herbicide); Prozinex; 1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, 6-chloro-N,N'-bis(1-methylethyl)-; 1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, 6-chloro-N2,N4-bis(1-methylethyl)-; s-Triazine, 2-chloro-4,6-bis(isopropylamino)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Triazine

Description

Colorless solid; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective pre-emergence herbicide for sorghum, umbellifers (carrots, celery, parsley etc), and greenhouse ornamentals; [HSDB] Previously registered for use on sorghum; New registration in 1998 is for container-grown ornamentals in greenhouses; [Reference #1]

Comments

An eye irritant; [ICSC] A mild skin, eye, and upper respiratory tract irritant; [HSDB] For the triazine herbicides, systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts are ingested; May cause irritation; [EPA Pesticides, p. 121]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.31E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) >1220 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

LC50 for Propazine Technical; [Reference #1]

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