Agent Name

Tribenuron-methyl

CAS Number

101200-48-0

Formula

C15-H17-N5-O6-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Cameo; Cameo (pesticide); Camer (pesticide); DPX-L 5300; Express; Express (pesticide); Express 75 DF; HCHA 92 HE; L 5300; Matrix; Methyl 2-((((N-(4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)methylamino)carbonyl)amino)sulfonyl)benzoate; Sulfmethmeton-methyl; Tribenuron methyl; Tribenuron methyl ester; Benzoic acid, 2-(((((4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)methylamino)carbonyl)amino)sulfonyl)-, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Sulfonylurea

Description

Brown solid; [ICSC] Off-white or light brown solid; [HSDB] Colorless solid; [CAMEO] Light beige solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as post-emergence herbicide to control broad-leaved weeds in cereals; [HSDB]

Comments

Mildly sensitizing in guinea pig maximization test, but not likely to be a human skin sensitizer; Increased abortions at maternally toxic doses, but not teratogenic; Caused liver and kidney injury in dogs at doses of 8 mg/kg/day for 1 year; No evidence of carcinogenicity in mice; Increased mammary gland adenocarcinomas in rats in chronic study at 76 mg/kg/day; [HSDB] May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC; eChemPortal: ESIS] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.9E-10 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,000 mg/m3/4h

Reference Link

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): Active Substances in Plant Protection Products

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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