Agent Name

Ancymidol

CAS Number

12771-68-5

Formula

C15-H16-N2-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

5-Pyrimidinemethanol, alpha-cyclopropyl-alpha-(p-methoxyphenyl)- (8CI); A-Rest Solution; A-rest; Ancymidole [ISO-French]; Arest; EL-531; QUEL; Reducymol; alpha-Cyclopropyl-4-methoxy-alpha-(pyrimidin-5-yl)-benzylalkohol [German]; alpha-Cyclopropyl-4-methoxy-alpha-(pyrimidin-5-yl)benzyl alcohol; alpha-Cyclopropyl-alpha-(4-methoxyphenyl)-5-pyrimidinemethanol; alpha-Cyclopropyl-alpha-(p-methoxyphenyl)-5-pyrimidinemethanol; 5-Pyrimidinemethanol, alpha-cyclopropyl-alpha-(4-methoxyphenyl); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Growth Regulators

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White to beige granular crystals; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

Used as plant growth regulator for herbaceous plants, ornamental shrubs, and bedding plants grown in containers; [Reference #1]

Comments

Caused convulsions, vomiting, and changes in erythrocyte count in oral lethal-dose study of dogs; [RTECS] May cause irritation; Toxic by skin absorption; [Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.0E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) > 5600 mg/m3/4hr

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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