See All ProductsKasugamycin

Actions

Antibiotic/Bactericide; Fungicide

Use

Controls bean halo blight, rice blast, sugar beet leaf spot, tomato leaf mold

Formulation

Dust, liquid, ULV, wettable powder

Identification

Common Name

Kasugamycin (JMAF, ISO)

CAS Code

6980-18-3

Chemistry

Compositions

1L-1,3,4/2,5,6-1-deoxy-2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxycyclohexyl 2-amino-2,3,4,6-tetradeoxy-4-(α-iminoglycino)-α-D-arabino-hexopyranoside or [5-amino-2-methyl-6-(2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxycyclohexyloxy)tetrahydropyran-3-yl]amino-α-iminoacetic acid (IUPAC); 3-O-[2-amino-4-[(carboxyiminomethyl)amino]-2,3,4,6-tetradeoxy-α-D-arabino-hexopyranosyl]-D-chiro-inositol (CAS)

Properties

White needle crystal (standard material). Melting point 202-204°C (decomposed).

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

hexopyranosyl antibiotic

Mode of Action

amino acids and protein synthesis

Action Group

FRAC Code 24

Target Site

D3: protein synthesis

Risk Note

Medium risk

Environmental Guidelines

Water Solubility

Soluble (about 1 g/8 ml at room temperature)

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

CAUTION

Toxicity Class

III

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 22,000 mg/kg; Dermal LD50 >4000 mg/kg. (Rabbit): Nonirritating to eyes and skin

Emergency Guidelines

First Aid

Ingestion: induce vomiting by giving salted water. Some physicians may discourage use of saline emesis