Butachlor

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Butachlor
Butachlor structure.svg
Names
IUPAC name
N-(Butoxymethyl)-2-chloro-N-(2,6-diethylphenyl)acetamide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.041.328
EC Number 245-477-8
KEGG
UNII
Properties[1]
C17H26ClNO2
Molar mass 311.85 g·mol−1
Appearance Light yellow oil
Density 1.0695 g/cm3
20 mg/L (20 °C)
Hazards
R-phrases (outdated) R22 R50/53
S-phrases (outdated) S60 S61
Flash point 100 °C (212 °F; 373 K) [2]
Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):
1740 mg/kg (oral, rat)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Butachlor is a herbicide of the acetanilide class.[3] It is used as a selective pre-emergent herbicide.[1] It is extensively used in India in the form of granules in rice as post emergence herbicide.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Merck Index, 11th Edition, 1498
  2. ^ Butachlor at Sigma-Aldrich
  3. ^ Butachlor, alanwood.net