Tebuconazole

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Tebuconazole[1]
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Identifiers
CAS number 107534-96-3 YesY
PubChem 86102
ChEBI CHEBI:81781 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL487186 N
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C16H22ClN3O
Molar mass 307.82 g mol−1
Density 1.249 g/cm3 at 20 °C
Melting point 102.4 °C (216.3 °F; 375.5 K)
Solubility in water 0.032 g/L at 20 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Tebuconazole is a triazole fungicide used agriculturally to treat plant pathogenic fungi.

Though the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers this fungicide to be safe for humans, it may still pose a risk. It is listed as a possible carcinogen in the United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs carcinogen list with a rating of C (possible carcinogen). Its acute toxicity is moderate.[2] According to the World Health Organization toxicity classification, it is listed as III, which means slightly hazardous.

Due to the potential for endocrine-disrupting effects, tebuconazole was assessed by the Swedish Chemicals Agency [3] as being potentially removed from the market by EU regulation 1107/2009.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tebuconazole, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  2. ^ EPA regulation on Tebuconazole
  3. ^ "Interpretation of criteria for approval of active substances in the proposed EU plant protection regulation". Swedish Chemicals Agency (KemI). 2008-09-23. Retrieved 2009-01-14. 
  4. ^ "European regulation 1107/2009". 2009-10-21. Retrieved 2010-10-28. 

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