|Jmol-3D images||Image 1|
|Molar mass||335.28 g mol−1|
|Appearance||Orange crystalline solid|
|Melting point||65.0 to 65.5 °C; 149.0 to 149.9 °F; 338.1 to 338.6 K ()|
|Boiling point||121 to 122 °C; 250 to 252 °F; 394 to 395 K (at 0.6 mbar)|
|Solubility in water||1 mg/L|
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Benfluralin is an herbicide of the dinitroaniline class. It is used to control grasses and other weeds. Annual use in the United States was approximately 700,000 pounds in 2004.
The mechanism of action of benfluralin involves inhibition of root and shoot development.