Agent Name

Terbutryn

CAS Number

886-50-0

Formula

C10-H19-N5-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Terbutryne; 2-Methylthio-4-ethylamino-6-tert-butylamino-s-triazine; 2-tert-Butylamino-4-ethylamino-6-methylmercapto-s-triazine; 2-tert-Butylamino-4-ethylamino-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine; 2-tert-Butylamino-4-ethylamino-6-methylthio-s-triazine; 2-tert.Butylamino-4-aethylamino-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazin [German]; 4-Aethylamino-2-tert-butylamino-6-methylthio-s-triazin [German]; A 1866; Clarosan; GS 14260; HS-14260; Igran; Igran 50; Igran 500; N-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)-N'-ethyl-6-(methylthio)-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine (9CI); N-tert-Butyl-N-ethyl-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; N2-tert-Butyl-N4-ethyl-6-methylthio-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine; Prebane; Saterb; Short-stop E; Shortstop; Terbutrex; Terbutryne [ISO-French]; 1,3,5-Triazine-2,4-diamine, N-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-N'-ethyl-6-(methylthio)-; s-Triazine, 2-(tert-butylamino)-4-(ethylamino)-6-(methylthio)-; [ChemIDplus] UN2763

Category

Herbicides, Triazine

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective herbicide for control of annual broadleaf and grass weeds in cereals, sugar cane, maize, other crops, and fallow land; Also used to control algae and submerged plants in waterways, reservoirs, and fish ponds; [HSDB]

Comments

For the triazine herbicides, systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts are ingested; May cause irritation; [EPA Pesticides, p. 121] Causes ataxia, dyspnea, and convulsions in lethal-dose animal experiments; [HSDB] An eye irritant; [MSDSonline]

Restricted

Cancelled--no longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.69E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 8,000 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Triazine pesticide, solid, toxic."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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