Agent Name

Trifluralin

CAS Number

1582-09-8

Formula

C13-H16-F3-N3-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2,6-Dinitro-4-trifluormethyl-N,N-dipropylanilin [German]; 2,6-Dinitro-6-trifluormethyl-N,N-dipropylanilin [German]; 2,6-Dinitro-N,N-di-n-propyl-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-p-toluidine; 2,6-Dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzenamine; 2,6-Dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-4-trifluoromethylaniline; 4-(Di-n-propylamino)-3,5-dinitro-1-trifluoromethylbenzene; 4-(Trifluoromethyl)-2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropylaniline; Agreflan; Agriflan 24; Benzenamine, 2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-4-(trifluoromethyl)-; Crisalin; Crisalina; Digermin; Elancolan; Ipersan; L-36352; Lilly 36,352; N,N-Di-n-propyl-2,6-dinitro-4-trifluoromethylaniline; N,N-Dipropyl-2,6-dinitro-4-trifluormethylanilin [German]; N,N-Dipropyl-2,6-dinitro-4-trifluoromethylaniline; N,N-Dipropyl-4-trifluoromethyl-2,6-dinitroaniline; Nitran; Nitran K; Olitref; Su seguro carpidor; Super-Treflan; Synfloran; TRI-4; Trefanocide; Treficon; Treflan; Treflan EC; Treflanocide elancolan; Trifluralina 600; Trifluraline; Trifluraline [ISO-French]; Triflurex; Trifurex; Trikepin; Trim; Tristar; alpha,alpha,alpha-Trifluoro-2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-p-toluidine; p-Toluidine, alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Herbicides, Nitroaromatic

Description

Yellow-orange solid; [Hawley] Odorless; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Pre-emergence herbicide used to control grass; [Merck Index] Use as a herbicide, especially in cotton production; [Hawley]

Comments

An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] Does not uncouple oxidative phosphorylation or induce methemoglobinemia; [EPA Pesticides, p. 120] An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; In high-dose animal studies, causes injury to the liver, kidneys, bladder, thyroid, blood, and CNS; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.58E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,800 mg/m3/1h

Explanatory Notes

Flash Point > 185 deg F; [CAMEO] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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