Agent Name

Quizalofop-ethyl

CAS Number

76578-14-8

Formula

C19-H17-Cl-N2-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-(4-((6-Chloro-2-quinoxalinyl)oxy)phenoxy)propanoic acid ethyl ester; Assure; DPX-Y 6202; EXP 3864; Ethyl 2-(4-(6-chloro-2-quinoxalinyloxy)phenoxy)propanoate; FBC 32197; Pilot; Quinofop-ethyl; Targa; Xylofop-ethyl; Propanoic acid, 2-(4-((6-chloro-2-quinoxalinyl)oxy)phenoxy)-, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as selective post-emergence herbicide for control of annual and perennial grass weeds in potatoes, soy beans, sugar beets, peanuts, vegetables, cotton, and other crops; [HSDB]

Comments

High-dose animal studies: Caused enlargement of liver cells; Not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity; [IRIS] May cause irritation; Can be absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.49E-9 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 5,800 mg/m3/4h

Reference Link

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): Active Substances in Plant Protection Products: Quizalofop-P-ethyl - 2007

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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