Agent Name

Fluometuron

CAS Number

2164-17-2

Formula

C10-H11-F3-N2-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,1-Dimethyl-3-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)urea; 1,1-Dimethyl-3-(alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-m-tolyl)urea; 3-(3-Trifluoromethylphenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea; 3-(5-Trifluormethylphenyl)-1,1-dimethylharnstoff [German]; 3-(m-Trifluoromethylphenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea; C 2059; Ciba 2059; Cotogard; Cotoran; Cotoran multi 50WP; Cottonex; Herbicide C-2059; Higalcoton; Lanex; N,N-Dimethyl-N'-(3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)urea; N-(3-Trifluoromethylphenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea; N-(3-Trifluoromethylphenyl)-N'-N'-dimethylurea; N-(m-Trifluoromethylphenyl)-N',N'-dimethylurea; N-(meta-Trifluoromethylphenyl)-N,N'-dimethylurea; Pakhtaran; Urea, 1,1-dimethyl-3-(alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-m-tolyl)-; Urea, N,N-dimethyl-N'-(3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Urea Derivative

Description

White odorless solid; [HSDB] Colorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Herbicide for control of many broadleaf and grass species; [HSDB]

Comments

Urea-derived herbicides have low toxicity in animal feeding studies; May induce methemoglobinemia; [HSDB] Systemic toxicity unlikely unless large amounts ingested; [EPA Pesticides, p. 122] May decompose on exposure to moisture; An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.38E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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