Dinoseb

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Dinoseb
Dinoseb.png
Names
IUPAC name
(RS)-2,4-Dinitro-6-sec-butylphenol
Identifiers
88-85-7 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:34719 N
ChemSpider 6684 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG C14302 YesY
PubChem 6950
UNII YD44ZEM22M YesY
Properties
C10H12N2O5
Molar mass 240.21 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Dinoseb is an herbicide in the dinitrophenol family. The IUPAC name is 2-sec-butyl-4,6-dinitrophenol and its molecular formula is C10H12N2O5.

Legal status[edit]

Dinoseb was approved for use in the United States based on safety data from Industrial Bio-Test Laboratories and subsequently withdrawn from the market in 1986 due to high incidences of birth defects.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Felsot, Allan S. (June 1998). "Dinoseb--Banned But not Forgotten The Tale of an Unusually Hazardous Pesticide". Agrichemical and Environmental News. Retrieved 2012-07-18. 
  2. ^ Montague, Peter (1986-12-08). "EPA Pulls License of Pesticide OK'd on Phony Data". Rachel's Environment & Health News (2). Retrieved 2012-07-18. 

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