Ametryn

Title: Ametryn
CAS Registry Number: 834-12-8
CAS Name: N-Ethyl-N¢-(1-methylethyl)-6-(methylthio)-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine
Additional Names: 2-(ethylamino)-4-(isopropylamino)-6-(methylthio)-s-triazine; 2-ethylamino-4-isopropylamino-6-methylmercapto-s-triazine; 2-methylthio-4-ethylamino-6-isopropylamino-s-triazine; ametryne
Manufacturers' Codes: G-34162
Trademarks: Ametrex (Makhteshim-Agan); Evik (Syngenta); Gesapax (Syngenta)
Molecular Formula: C9H17N5S
Molecular Weight: 227.33
Percent Composition: C 47.55%, H 7.54%, N 30.81%, S 14.11%
Literature References: Prepn: Gysin, Knuesli, CH 337019 C.A. 57, 14226c (1962); Rufener et al., US 3558622 (1959, 1971 both to Geigy). Acute toxicity: T. B. Gaines, R. E. Linder, Fundam. Appl. Toxicol. 7, 299 (1986).
Properties: Crystals, mp 88-89°. Aqueous soly data: Ward, Weber, J. Agric. Food Chem. 16, 959 (1968). LD50 in adult male, female rats (mg/kg): 508, 590 orally (Gaines, Linder).
Melting point: mp 88-89°
Toxicity data: LD50 in adult male, female rats (mg/kg): 508, 590 orally (Gaines, Linder)
Use: Herbicide.
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