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Substance Name

Fluometuron
Identification Number: CASRN | 2164-17-2

  Substance Attributes


  • Carcinogenic Properties

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  • CATEGORIES: Pesticide | Synthetic Toxin | PESTICIDE active ingredient | organic | herbicide | Pesticide or Plant Growth Regulator Approved in Australia | Pesticide approved or pending approval in EU
  • SUBSTANCE LINEAGE: Organic Compounds | Benzenoids | Benzene and Substituted Derivatives | | Benzene and Substituted Derivatives
  • SYNONYMS: 1,1-Dimethyl-3-[3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]urea | N,N-dimethyl-N'-[3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]urea
  • DESCRIPTION: Fluometuron is a soil applied herbicide used to control annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds. In the United States it was approved for use on cotton and sugarcane crops in 1974, but since 1986 is only approved for use on cotton. Its mode of action is selective and inhibits photosynthesis.
  • COMMENTS: Residues of this pesticide are tested for on Australian Foods | Pesticide approved in Australia
  • toxin chemical structure pubchem
  • FORMULA: C10H11F3N2O
  • DATA SOURCES: DATA SOURCES: T3DB | PubChem | IARC | Consolidated Pesticide Information Dataset (CPI) from the USA EPA | Compendium of Pesticide Common Names | APVMA | EU Pesticides
  • LAST UPDATE: 28/04/2018

  Health Associations

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  • ACTION OF TOXIN:
  • TOXIN SITES OF ACTION IN CELL: "Cytoplasm", "Extracellular", "Nuclear Matrix", "Nuclear Membrane", "Nucleoplasm"
  • Additional Exposure Routes: This is a man-made compound that is used as a pesticide.

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