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Action

Herbicide

Use

A selective herbicide to control many broadleaf weeds and yellow nutsedge on beans, clover (seed), corn, flax, mint, ornamentals, peanuts, peas, rice, sorghum, soybeans and turf.

Formulation

Soluble concentrate (sodium salt), soluble granules.

Identification

Common Names

Bentazone (BSI, ISO-E, ISO-F, JMAF); Bentazon (ANSI, WSSA, CSA); Bendioxide (So. Africa)

CAS Codes

25057-89-0 (Bentazone); 50723-80-3 (Bentazone-sodium)

Other Code Number

EINECS 246-585-8

Chemistry

Composition

3-Isopropyl-1H-2,1,3-benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one 2,2-dioxide

Properties

Tech: Colorless. Melting point approx. 138°C. Solubility: at 20°C in xylene <1 g/100g; cyclohexanone approx. 18 g/100g.

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

benzothiadiazinone

Mode of Action

inhibition of photosynthesis at photosystem II

Action Group

HRAC Group C3; WSSA Group 6

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: LC50 >100 mg/l (rainbow trout). Bee: Nontoxic

Water Solubility

500 ppm

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

CAUTION

Toxicity Class

III

Toxicity

Form. (Rat): Oral LD50 1860 mg/kg. Dermal LD50 >4000 mg/kg

Protective Clothing

Chemical-resistant apron when cleaning equipment, mixing, or loading. Chemical-resistant gloves. Protective eyewear.

Emergency Guidelines

First Aid

Get medical aid. Eyes: flush immediately with water. Skin: wash affected areas thoroughly with soap and water. Inhalation: remove to fresh air. Ingestion: do not induce vomiting unless advised by a physician