Agent Name

Mefluidide-potassium

CAS Number

83601-83-6

Formula

C11-H13-F3-N2-O3-S.K

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Potassium mefluidide; Acetamide, N-(2,4-dimethyl-5-(((trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl)amino)phenyl)-, monopotassium salt; Embark (2-L); Mefluidide, potassium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Growth Regulators

Description

Formulations include granular, ready-to-use liquid, and soluble liquid concentrate; [Reference #1]

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]

Comments

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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