Agent Name

Mefluidide-diolamine

CAS Number

53780-36-2

Formula

C11-H13-F3-N2-O3-S.C4-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Embark (2-S); MBR 12325; Mefluidide diethanolamine salt; Methafluoridamid diethanolamine; N-(2,4-Dimethyl-5-(((trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl)amino)phenyl)acetamide, diethanolamine salt; Acetamide, N-(2,4-dimethyl-5-(((trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl)amino)phenyl)-, compd. with 2,2'-iminobis(ethanol) (1:1); Diethanolamine mefluidide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Growth Regulators

Description

Formulations include granular, ready-to-use liquid, and soluble liquid concentrate; [Reference #1] Aqueous solution: Dark brown odorless liquid; [3M MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an anilide post-emergence plant growth regulator to suppress seed heads and fruiting and to slow plant growth to reduce maintenance; Registered for non-crop land (i.e. industrial, roadside, and public areas) and residential turf; Multiple products also contain additional plant growth regulators or herbicides (i.e. Paclobutrazol and Imazapyr); [Reference #1] Used as intermediate; [3M MSDS]

Comments

A moderate skin and eye irritant; A respiratory tract irritant; [3M MSDS] See "Mefluidide."

Restricted

No registered food/feed uses and no food tolerances in the US; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

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Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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