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Action

Herbicide

Use

A substituted uracil compound used preemergence or as a spot-treatment on brush. A nonselective soil-residual herbicide. For use in citrus and pineapple plantations and noncropland.

Formulation

Granular, liquid, water soluble liquid, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Name

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

CAS Code

314-40-9

Other Code Number

SHA 012301

Chemistry

Composition

5-Bromo-3-sec-butyl-6-methyluracil (IUPAC)

Class

Uracil.

Properties

Crystalline solid. Melting point 158°-159° C. Moderately soluble in acetone, strong aqueous bases, acetonitrile, and ethyl alcohol; sparingly in hydrocarbons.

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

uracil

Mode of Action

inhibition of photosynthesis at photosystem II

Action Group

HRAC Group C1; WSSA Group 5

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: LC50 28 ppm (rainbow trout); 71 ppm (bluegill). Bee: Nontoxic

Soil Particle Adsorption

Bromacil can seep or leach through soil and can enter groundwater which may be used as drinking water. Procedures must be followed to minimize potential bromacil movement into groundwater

Water Solubility

815 ppm at 25°C

Safety Guidelines

Signal Words

WARNING; CAUTION

Toxicity Classes

II; III

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 5200 mg/kg

Handling/Storage Caution

Stable to 0°F, but water-soluble formulations become less soluble when exposed to air

Protective Clothing

Long-sleeved shirt and long pants. Waterproof gloves. Shoes plus socks.

Emergency Guidelines

Flashpoint

Combustible

First Aid

Eyes, Skin: flush with plenty of water and get medical aid