Agent Name

Terbacil

CAS Number

5902-51-2

Formula

C9-H13-Cl-N2-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione, 5-chloro-3-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-6-methyl-; 3-t-Butyl-5-chloro-6-methyluracil; 3-tert-Butyl-5-chloro-6-methyluracil; 3-tert.Butyl-5-chlor-6-methyluracil [German]; 5-Chloro-3-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-6-methyl-2,4(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione; 5-Chloro-3-tert-butyl-6-methyluracil; Compound 732; Du Pont 732; Du Pont herbicide 732; Experimental Herbicide 732; Geonter; Sinbar; Turbacil; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Colorless or white odorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective herbicide for control of annual and some perennial weeds; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause skin, eye, nose, and throat irritation; [HSDB] Targets the liver and thyroid gland in animal feeding studies; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.7E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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