Agent Name

Dikegulac-sodium

CAS Number

52508-35-7

Formula

C12-H17-O7.Na

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2,3:4,6-Bis-O-(1-methylethylidene)-alpha-L-xylo-2-hexulofuranosonic acid sodium salt; Atrinal; Cutlass; Dikegulac [ANSI]; Dikegulac [German]; Dikegulac sodium; Natrium-2,3:4,6-di-O-isopropyliden-2-keto-L-gulonat [German]; Ro 7-6145; Sodium 2,3:4,6-di-O-isopropylidene-alpha-L-xylo-2-hexulofuranosonate; alpha-L-xylo-2-Hexulofuranosonic acid, 2,3:4,6-bis-O-(1-methylethylidene)-, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Growth Regulators

Description

Solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as plant growth regulator for trees, plants, and shrubs; One formulated and one Ready-to-Use (RTU) product registered in the US (both contain 18.5% active ingredient); No technical products registered in the US; [Reference #1]

Comments

Moderate irritation but no corneal effects in study of rabbits; A mild skin irritant in rabbits; Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; No deaths in oral, dermal, or inhalation lethal-dose studies; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 2,090 mg/kg

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