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Actions

Antibiotic/Bactericide; Fungicide; Microbial; Yeast/Other

Use

Used to combat the growth of bacteria, fungi, and algae on a wide range of crops including pome and stone fruits, citrus, olives, vegetables, potatoes, tobacco, cotton, and ornamentals.

Formulation

Soluble concentrate, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Names

Streptomycin (BSI, ISO, BAN, JMAF); Streptomycine (ISO-F)

CAS Codes

57-92-1; 3810-74-0 (streptomycin sesquisulfate)

Chemistry

Composition

O-2-deoxy-2-methylamino-α-L-glucopyranosyl-(1—>2)-O-5-deoxy-3-C-formyl-α-L-lyxofuranosyl-(1—>4)-N3,N3-diamidino-D-streptamine; 1,1’-[1-L-(1,3,5/2,4,6)-4-[5-deoxy-2-O-(2-deoxy-2-methylamino-α-L-glucopyranosyl)-3-C-formyl-a-Lllyxofuranosyloxy]-2,5,6-trihydroxycyclohex-1,3-ylene]diguanidine (IUPAC)

Class

Microbial.

Molecular Formula

C21H39N7O12

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

glucopyranosyl antibiotic

Mode of Action

amino acids and protein synthesis

Action Group

FRAC Group 25

Target Site

D4: protein synthesis

Risk Note

High risk

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: Slightly toxic. Birds, Bees: Practically non-toxic.

Water Solubility

Very soluble

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

CAUTION

Toxicity Class

IV

Toxicity

(Mouse): Oral LD50 >10,000 mg/kg. Dermal LD50 400 mg/kg (male), 325 mg/kg (female). May cause allergic skin reaction.