Benalaxyl

Title: Benalaxyl
CAS Registry Number: 71626-11-4
CAS Name: N-(2,6-Dimethylphenyl)-N-(phenylacetyl)-DL-alanine methyl ester
Additional Names: methyl N-phenylacetyl-N-2,6-xylyl-DL-alaninate; N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-N-(1-carbomethoxyethyl)phenylacetamide
Manufacturers' Codes: M-9834
Trademarks: Galben (Isagro)
Molecular Formula: C20H23NO3
Molecular Weight: 325.40
Percent Composition: C 73.82%, H 7.12%, N 4.30%, O 14.75%
Literature References: Acylalanine fungicide systemically active against phytopathogens of the order Peronosporales. Prepn: E. Boson et al., DE 2903612; eidem, US 4425357 (1978, 1984 both to Montedison). Activity and toxicology: P. Bergamaschi et al., Proc. Br. Crop Prot. Conf. - Pests Dis. 1981, 19. Residue accumulation in edible crops: P. Cabras et al., J. Agric. Food Chem. 33, 86 (1985). GC-MS study: B. D. Ripley, ibid. 560.
Properties: Crystals from ligroin, mp 78-80°. LD50 in rats (mg/kg): 4200 orally; 1100 i.p. LC50 (96 hr) in rainbow trout: 3.75 mg/l (Bergamaschi).
Melting point: mp 78-80°
Toxicity data: LD50 in rats (mg/kg): 4200 orally; 1100 i.p.; LC50 (96 hr) in rainbow trout: 3.75 mg/l (Bergamaschi)
Use: Agricultural fungicide.
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