Agent Name

Tebuconazole

CAS Number

107534-96-3

Formula

C16-H23-Cl-N3-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Tebuconazole (+-); (RS)-1-(4-Chlorophenyl)-4,4-dimethyl-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)pentan-3-ol; (RS)-1-p-Chlorophenyl-4,4-dimethyl-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)pentan-3-ol; BAY-HWG 1608; Elite; Ethyltrianol; Etiltrianol; Fenetrazole; Folicur; HWG 1608; LYNX; Preventol A 8; Raxil; Terbuconazole; Terbutrazole; alpha-(2-(4-Chlorophenyl)ethyl)-alpha-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-1H-1,2,4-triazole-1-ethanol; 1H-1,2,4-Triazole-1-ethanol, alpha-(2-(4-chlorophenyl)ethyl)-alpha-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Colorless solid; [Merck Index] Technical product: White to beige solid; [eChemPortal: ESIS] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used fungicide for seed treatment or foliar spray on cereal, peanuts, oilseed rape, grapes, pome fruit, stone fruit, and bananas; [HSDB] Used in wood preservatives; [eChemPortal: ESIS]

Comments

Harmful if swallowed; Caused hypertrophy of the adrenal glands in a 1-year dog study; Not a skin sensitizer; Not genotoxic; Not likely to cause cancer in humans; Possible risk of harm to the unborn child; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

EFSA: Tebuconazole - 2008

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.28E-8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 820 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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