Agent Name

Pyridaben

CAS Number

96489-71-3

Formula

C19-H25-Cl-N2-O-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-tert-Butyl-5-(4-tert-butyl-benzylthio)-4-chloropyridazin-3(2H)-one; Sanmite; 3(2H)-Pyridazinone, 4-chloro-2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-5-(((4-(1,1-dimethylethyl)phenyl)methyl)thio)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

White odorless solid; [Merck Index] Colorless odorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide and acaricide to protect field crops, fruit trees, and vegetables; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye irritant; No developmental toxicity below doses that were maternally toxic; NOAEL = 50 mg/kg/day for systemic toxicity in rats with decreased food intake and weight loss; [HSDB] Toxic by ingestion or inhalation; Very toxic to aquatic organisms; [European Commission]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.18E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 620 mg/m3

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