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Action

Fungicide

Use

Controls foliar and soilborne diseases on corn, soybeans, canola, alfalfa, beans, cucurbits, onions, peas, potatoes, tomatoes, rice, barley, oat, rye, triticale, wheat, citrus, cotton, tobacco, ornamentals, turf.

Formulation

Emulsifiable concentrate, granule, flowable, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Names

Metalaxyl (ANSI, ISO, BSI); Métalaxyl (ISO-F)

Exp. Code Number

CGA 48988 (Ciba, Ltd.)

CAS Code

57837-19-1

Other Code Number

SHA 113501

Chemistry

Compositions

Methyl N-(methoxyacetyl)-N-2,6-xylyl-DL-alaninate (IUPAC); Methyl N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-N-(methoxyacetyl)-DL-alaninate (CAS)

Properties

Solubility at 20°C, 65% in methanol; 55% in benzene.

Molecular Formula

C15H21NO4

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

acylalanine

Mode of Action

nucleic acids synthesis

Action Group

FRAC Code 4

Target Site

A1: RNA polymerase I

Risk Note

High risk

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: Relatively nontoxic

Water Solubility

7100 ppm at 20°C

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

CAUTION

Toxicity Class

III

Toxicity

Tech (Rat): Oral LD50 669 mg/kg. Dermal >3100 mg/kg

Emergency Guidelines

First Aid

Get medical aid. Eyes: flush immediately with plenty of water. Skin: wash thoroughly with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Inhalation: remove to fresh air. Ingestion: drink 1-2 glasses of water