Agent Name

Propiconazole

CAS Number

60207-90-1

Formula

C15-H17-Cl2-N3-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-(2-(2,4-Dichlorophenyl)-4-propyl-1,3-dioxolan-2-ylmethyl)-1H-1,2,4-triazole; Banner; CGA-64250; CGD 92710F; Desmel; Orbit; Radar; Tilt; 1-((2-(2,4-Dichlorophenyl)-4-propyl-1,3-dioxolan-2-yl)methyl)-1H-1,2,4-triazole; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Yellowish liquid; [Merck Index] Colorless or white solid or yellowish liquid; [HSDB] Yellowish liquid (clear if purified); mp = -23 deg C; [eChemPortal: ESIS] Clear yellow viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic foliar fungicide to protect cereals, bananas, turf, rice, coffee, peanuts, stone fruit, and maize; as wood preservative; as seed treatment for use on bananas, barley, corn, peanuts, pecans, rice, rye, oats, soybeans, stone fruit, sugar beets, triticale, wheat, grasses grown for seed, turf, and ornamentals; [HSDB]

Comments

Caused skin sensitization in guinea pigs; In high-dose feeding studies, causes liver injury and developmental toxicity; A possible human carcinogen; [EPA REDs] May cause skin sensitization; May cause liver injury, based on animal studies; [eChemPortal: ESIS] A skin and eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.0E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) =1,264 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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