Fenoxanil

Title: Fenoxanil
CAS Registry Number: 115852-48-7
CAS Name: N-(1-Cyano-1,2-dimethylpropyl)-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)propanamide
Manufacturers' Codes: AC-382042; NNF-9425
Trademarks: Achieve (BASF)
Molecular Formula: C15H18Cl2N2O2
Molecular Weight: 329.22
Percent Composition: C 54.72%, H 5.51%, Cl 21.54%, N 8.51%, O 9.72%
Literature References: Melanin biosynthesis inhibitor for control of rice blast fungus. Commercial product consists of a mixture of 4 isomers: 85% (R,RS) and 15% (S,RS). Prepn (stereochem unspec): W. Buck, E. Raddatz, EP 262393 (1987 to Shell). Review of properties and field trials: E. Sieverding et al., Brighton Crop Prot. Conf. - Pests Dis. 1998, 359-366.
Properties: Off white, odorless solid, mp 69.0-71.5°. d20 1.22 g/cm3. Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): 3390 ±133 (25°). Soly in water (20°): 30.7 ±0.3 ´ 10-3 g/l. Sol in most organic solvents. Vapor pressure (25°): 0.21 ±0.021 ´ 10-4 Pa. LD50 orally in mice, male rats, female rats (mg/kg): >5000, >5000, 4211 (Sieverding).
Melting point: mp 69.0-71.5°
Log P: Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): 3390 ±133 (25°)
Density: d20 1.22 g/cm3
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in mice, male rats, female rats (mg/kg): >5000, >5000, 4211 (Sieverding)
Use: Agricultural fungicide.
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