Agent Name

3-Chloro-p-toluidine hydrochloride

Alternative Name

Starlicide

CAS Number

7745-89-3

Formula

C7-H8-Cl-N.Cl-H

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Starlicide; 3-Chloro-4-methylaniline hydrochloride; 4-Methyl-3-chloroaniline hydrochloride; CTH; DRC-1,339; Benzenamine, 3-chloro-4-methyl-, hydrochloride; p-Toluidine, 3-chloro-, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Avicides

Description

Technical product is grey solid with a mothball-like odor; End-use product is solid bait; [Reference #1] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an avicide for control of ravens, starlings, crows, pigeons, cowbirds, grackles, magpies, and certain gull species in livestock and poultry feed lots, buildings and fenced non-crop areas, wildlife refuges, gull colonies in coastal areas, and bird staging, nesting, and roosting sites; [Reference #1]

Comments

Corrosive to skin and eyes of rabbits; A mild to moderate skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; No evidence of carcinogenicity in 78-week studies of rats and mice (conducted by the National Cancer Institute); [Reference #1] Causes lung changes, hypoglycemia, and methemoglobinemia in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of chickens; Causes methemoglobinemia in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Prolonged or repeated exposure may be harmful; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Restricted

A restricted use pesticide; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000105 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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