Procymidone

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Procymidone
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Names
IUPAC name
3-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)-1,5-dimethyl-3-azabicyclo[3.1.0]hexane-2,4-dione
Identifiers
32809-16-8 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL513678 N
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG C10986 N
Properties
C13H11Cl2NO2
Molar mass 284.138 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Procymidone is a pesticide. It is often used for killing unwanted ferns and nettles, and as a dicarboximide fungicide for killing fungi, for example as seed dressing, pre-harvest spray or post-harvest dip of lupins, grapes, stone fruit, strawberries.[1] It is a known endocrine disruptor (androgen receptor antagonist) and to interfere with the sexual differention of male rats.[2] It is considered as poison[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicine Authority. "Chemical Review Program/Procymidone". Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Ostby, J; Kelce WR, Lambright C, Wolf CJ, Mann P, Gray LE Jr. (1999). "The fungicide procymidone alters sexual differentiation in the male rat by acting as an androgen-receptor antagonist in vivo and in vitro". Toxicol Ind Health 15 (1-2): 80–93. doi:10.1191/074823399678846718. PMID 10188193. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicine Authority, Chemical Review Program. "procymidone_poster.pdf" (PDF). Retrieved 9 February 2012. 

External Links[edit]

  • Procymidone in the Pesticide Properties DataBase (PPDB)