Agent Name

Bitertanol

CAS Number

55179-31-2

Formula

C20-H23-N3-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-(4-Phenylphenoxy)-1-(1,2,4-triazole-1)-3,3-dimethylbutan-2-ol; Bay KWG 0599; Baycor; Baycor 25 WP; Baymat-spray; Biloxazol; KWG 0599; Sibutol; beta-((1,1'-Biphenyl)-4-yloxy)-alpha-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-1H-1,2,4-triazole-1-ethanol; 1H-1,2,4-Triazole-1-ethanol, beta-((1,1'-biphenyl)-4-yloxy)-alpha-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-; beta-((1,1'-Biphenyl)-4-yloxy)-alpha-tert-butyl-1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ethanol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

Colorless solid; [Merck Index] Colorless crystalline solid with an aromatic odor; [AccuStandard MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as post-emergence fungicide for bananas and plantains; [Reference #1]

Comments

The commercial product is a mixture of diastereomers; [Merck Index] Developmental toxicity studies in rats and rabbits showed malformations and post-implantation loss at doses at or above those maternally toxic; [Reference #1]

Restricted

Not registered for use in the US; Tolerances for imported bananas and plantains; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.5E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 717 mg/m3/1hr

Reference Link

EFSA: Bitertanol - 2010

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