Title: Acifluorfen
CAS Registry Number: 50594-66-6
CAS Name: 5-[2-Chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]-2-nitrobenzoic acid
Molecular Formula: C14H7ClF3NO5
Molecular Weight: 361.66
Percent Composition: C 46.49%, H 1.95%, Cl 9.80%, F 15.76%, N 3.87%, O 22.12%
Literature References: Selective pre- and post-emergence herbicide. Prepn: H. O. Bayer et al., DE 2311638; eidem, US 3928416, US 4063929 (1973, 1975, 1977 all to Rohm & Haas). Synthesis, activity and toxicity: W. O. Johnson et al., J. Agric. Food Chem. 26, 285 (1978). Carcinogenicity studies: J. A. Quest et al., Regul. Toxicol. Pharmacol. 10, 149 (1989).
Properties: Off-white solid, mp 151.5-157°.
Melting point: mp 151.5-157°
Derivative Type: Sodium salt
Additional Names: Scifluorfen
Manufacturers' Codes: RH-6201
Trademarks: Blazer (BASF)
Molecular Formula: C14H6ClF3NNaO5
Molecular Weight: 383.64
Percent Composition: C 43.83%, H 1.58%, Cl 9.24%, F 14.86%, N 3.65%, Na 5.99%, O 20.85%
Properties: White powder, mp 124-125°. Soly in water >25%. LD50 orally in rats: 1300 mg/kg (Johnson).
Melting point: mp 124-125°
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in rats: 1300 mg/kg (Johnson)
CAUTION: Skin and eye irritant. Do not incorporate in soil. Do not mix with oils, surfactants, liquid fertilizers or other pesticides.
Use: Herbicide.
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Acifluorfen structure.svg
CAS number 50594-66-6 N
PubChem 44073
ChemSpider 40113 YesY
DrugBank DB07338
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C14H7ClF3NO5
Molar mass 361.66 g mol−1
Density 1.573 g/mL
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Acifluorfen is an herbicide. It is effective against broadleaf weeds and grasses and is used agriculturally on fields growing soybeans, peanuts, peas, and rice.[1]