• Chlorimuron ethyl packaged and labeled.

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Description

Chlorimuron ethyl is a sparingly soluble (1.2 mg/mL) sulfonylurea herbicidal agent.

    CAS Number

    90982-32-4

    Molecular Formula

    C15H15ClN4O6S

    Molecular Weight

    414.82

    Mechanism of Action

    Chlorimuron ethyl inhibits actetolactate synthase (ALS), an enzyme involved in synthesis of branched chain amino acids including valine, leucine, and isoleucine.

    Storage Conditions

    2-8 °C

    Tariff Code

    2933.59.1000

Applications

    Plant Biology Applications

    Inhibition of ALS can lead to oxidative stress and a decrease in root nodule formation. Compared to other herbicides, chlorimuron ethyl is a very potent herbicide.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Water Content (Karl Fisher)

    ≤0.5%

    pH

    3.0-5.0

    Assay

    ≥95.0% (as is)

References

    References

    Tomaro, M. L. "Effect of Chlorimuron-ethyl on Bradyrhizobium Japonicum and Its Symbiosis with Soybean." Pest Management Science 61.10 (2005): 1003-008. www.ncbi.gov. Web. 5 Sept. 2012.

    Zhou, Q. "Effects of Herbicide Chlorimuron-ethyl on Physiological Mechanisms in Wheat (Triticum Aestivum)." Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 64.2 (2006): 190-97. www.ncbi.gov. Web. 5 Sept. 2012.

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