See All ProductsProchloraz

Action

Fungicide

Use

Controls a wide range of diseases affecting cereals, field crops, mushrooms, turf, and some fruits.

Formulation

Wettable powder, emulsifiable concentrate, emulsion in water, suspension concentrate

Identification

Common Names

Prochloraz (ANSI, ISO, BSI); Prochloraze (F-ISO)

Exp. Code Numbers

BTS 40542 (Boots Co. Ltd.); AE B080109 (AgrEvo)

CAS Code

67747-09-5

Other Code Number

SHA 128851

Chemistry

Compositions

N-propyl-N-[2-(2,4,6-trichlorophenoxy)ethyl]imidazole-1-carboxamide (IUPAC); N-propyl-N-[2-(2,4,6-trichlorophenoxy)ethyl]-1H-imidazole-1-carboxamide (CAS)

Class

Imidazole.

Properties

Pure: colorless, odorless, crystalline solid; Melting point 46.5°-49.3°C. Tends to decompose on prolonged heating at high temperatures (200°C); stable at lower temperatures (100°C). Readily soluble in a wide range of organic solvents

Molecular Formula

C15H16Cl3N3O2

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

imidazoles

Mode of Action

sterol biosynthesis in membranes

Action Group

FRAC Code 3

Target Site

G1: C14-demethylase in sterol biosynthesis

Risk Note

Medium risk

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: LC50 1.5 mg/l (rainbow trout); 2.2 mg/l (bluegill sunfish). Bird: LD50 >1954 mg/kg (mallard duck); 662 mg/kg (bobwhite quail). Bee: Low toxicity

Soil Particle Adsorption

Well adsorbed and not readily leached

Water Solubility

Low solubility, 34.4 mg/l at 25°C

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

CAUTION

Toxicity Class

III

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 1600-2400 mg/kg; Dermal LD50 >2100 mg/kg; Inhalation LC50 >2.16 mg/l

Handling/Storage Caution

Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, or smoking. Store in original containers in dry, secure area designated for pesticides with access for authorized staff only. Store away from seeds, fertilizers, and feed. Avoid contact with spilled material or contaminated surfaces

Spill Control/Cleanup

Contain/absorb spillage in sand, earth, or in a suitable inert material. Transfer to heavy duty plastic drums; keep safe for disposal