Agent Name

Pyraflufen-ethyl

CAS Number

129630-19-9

Formula

C15-H13-Cl2-F3-N2-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Acetic acid, (2-chloro-5-(4-chloro-5-(difluoromethoxy)-1-methyl-1H-pyrazol-3-yl)-4-fluorophenoxy)-, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Protox-Inhibiting

Description

Cream-colored or pale brown solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as herbicide and defoliant for tree, nut, and vine crops, cotton, potatoes, field corn, soy beans, wheat, turf, and industrial, commercial, and residential areas (not for use by homeowners); [HSDB]

Comments

Corrosive to eyes; Can be absorbed through skin; High-dose animal studies: Maternal NOEL = 20 mg/kg/day (mortality); Developmental NOEL 150 mg/kg/day; No teratogenicity; Causes decreased hemoglobin, liver changes, and increased hepatocellular adenomas; [HSDB] See "Fluthiacet-methyl."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.2E-10 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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