Agent Name

Vinclozolin

CAS Number

50471-44-8

Formula

C12-H9-Cl2-N-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-(3,5-Dichlorophenyl)-5-ethenyl-5-methyl-2,4-oxazolidinedione; 3-(3,5-Dichlorophenyl)-5-methyl-5-vinyl-1,3-oxazolidine-2,4-dione; 3-(3,5-Dichlorphenyl)-5-methyl-5-vinyl-1,3-oxazolidin-2,4-dion [German]; BAS 352 F; BAS 35204F; Ornalin; Ronilan; Vinchlozoline; Vinclozolin [German]; Vinclozoline [ISO-French]; Vorlan; 2,4-Oxazolidinedione, 3-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)-5-ethenyl-5-methyl-; 2,4-Oxazolidinedione, 3-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)-5-methyl-5-vinyl-; N-3,5-Dichlorophenyl-5-methyl-5-vinyl-1,3-oxazolidine-2,4-dione; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Colorless solid; Technical product: White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as non-systemic agricultural fungicide (exhibits protective action); [HSDB] Banned in the EU for use as pesticide for plant protection; [eChemPortal: ESIS] Used on raspberries, chicory, lettuce, kiwi, canola, snap beans, dry bulb onions, ornamentals, and turf; Also on imported wine, sweet peppers, and cucumbers; [EPA REDs]

Comments

A skin sensitizer; Has antiandrogenic activity; A metabolite is a potential carcinogen; [EPA REDs] A skin and eye irritant; Possible skin sensitizer; [Merck Index] A moderate skin and mild mucous membrane irritant, based on animal studies; [HSDB] Causes adverse effects on testis and genital tract development after pregnant animals fed >100 mg/kg/day; No human data; [REPROTOX] May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.2E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 29,100 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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