See All ProductsGlufosinate-ammonium

Action

Herbicide

Use

A nonselective, postemergent, contact herbicide with some systemic activity. For use on genetically modified glufosinate-resistant crops on broadleaf weeds and grasses in grapes, orchards, plantations, and ornamentals; along drains, canals, noncropland, and for desiccation of agricultural crops.

Formulation

Aqueous solution.

Identification

Common Names

Glufosinate-ammonium; Glufosinate (ANSI, BSI, ISO-E, ISO-F, ISO); Glufosinate-P (ISO)

Exp. Code Number

Hoe 039866 (Hoechst AG)

CAS Codes

77182-82-2 (ester or salt); 51276-47-2 (glufosinate); 35597-44-5 (glufosinate-P)

Other Code Number

SHA 128850

Chemistry

Compositions

ammonium (2RS)-2-amino-4-(methylphosphinato)butyric acid (IUPAC); 2-amino-4-(hydroxymethylphosphinyl)butanoic acid monoammonium salt (CAS)

Properties

Solid. Melting point approx. 210°C.

Molecular Formula

C5H15N2O4P

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

phosphinic acid

Mode of Action

inhibition of glutamine synthetase

Action Group

HRAC Group H; WSSA Group 10

Environmental Guidelines

Water Solubility

1,370,000 ppm

Safety Guidelines

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 1620 mg/kg; Dermal LD50 >4000 mg/kg

Handling/Storage Caution

Stable under normal storage conditions. Do not store near heat or open flame