Agent Name

Triadimefon

CAS Number

43121-43-3

Formula

C14-H16-Cl-N3-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-(1,2,4-Triazoyl-1)-1-(4-chloro-phenoxy)-3,3-dimethylbutanone; 1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-3,3-dimethyl-1-(1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-butan-2-one; 1-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-3,3-dimethyl-1-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-2-butanone; 1H-1,2,4-Triazole, 1-((tert-butylcarbonyl-4-chlorophenoxy)methyl)-; Acizol; Adifon; Amiral; Azocene; BAY 6681 F; BAY-MEB-6447; Bay MEB 6447; Bayleton; Bayleton BM; Bayleton BM gel; Bayleton CF; Bayleton Total; Bayleton triple; Diametom B; Haleton; MEB 6447; Mighty; Miltek; Nurex; Otria 25; Rofon; Strike; Triadimefone [ISO-French]; Typhon; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Colorless to pale yellow solid; [CAMEO] Light beige solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic fungicide to protect grains, fruits, vegetables, and ornamentals; [Merck Index] Available in powder, concentrate, and paste to protect fruit, cereals, vegetables, coffee, ornamentals, sugarcane, pineapple, and turf; [EPA Pesticides, p. 153]

Comments

An eye irritant; [HSDB] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Can be absorbed through skin; [CAMEO] May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ERMA; ESIS] May cause irritation; May cause skin sensitization; Targets blood and nerves; [MSDSonline] Oral LD50 (rat) = 363 mg/kg; Nonirritating to eyes of rabbits; Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pig testing; [Ullmann] In animal testing, has moderate acute oral toxicity and low dermal toxicity; Hyperactivity followed by sedation reported in human poisoning cases; [EPA Pesticides, p. 153-4] See "Triadimenol."

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.5E-8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,450 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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