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Action

Herbicide

Use

A selective, root-absorbed herbicide. Some foliar absorption but with little translocation. For use in corn, maize and sorghum.

Formulation

Dry flowable, flowable liquid, liquid, water dispersible granule, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Name

Atrazine (ANSI, ISO, BSI, JMAF, WSSA)

Exp. Code Number

G 30027 (Ciba-Geigy)

CAS Code

1912-24-9

Other Code Number

SHA 080803

Chemistry

Composition

6-Chloro-N2-ethyl-N4-isopropyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine (IUPAC)

Class

Triazine.

Properties

Colorless crystals. Melting point 173°-175°C. Solubility: n-pentane 360 ppm; diethyl ether 12,000 ppm; methanol 18,000 ppm; ethyl acetate 28,000 ppm; chloroform 52,000 ppm; dimethyl sulfoxide 183,000 ppm.

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

triazine

Mode of Action

inhibition of photosynthesis at photosystem II

Action Group

HRAC Group C1; WSSA Group 5

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Bee: Nontoxic

Water Solubility

33 ppm

Safety Guidelines

Toxicity

Tech (Rat): Oral LD50 5100 mg/kg. Dermal LD50 >3100 mg/kg. (Rabbit): Nonirritating to eyes; mild to skin.

Protective Clothing

Waterproof gloves.

Emergency Guidelines

Fire Extenguishing Media

Dry chemical, CO2, or water

First Aid

Call a physician or Poison Control Center. Eyes: flush with plenty of water. Ingestion: induce vomiting