Chlorpropham 98% technical
Common name chlorpropham (BSI, E-ISO, WSSA); chlorprophame ((m) F-ISO); IPC (JMAF); chlor-IFC (USSR)
IUPAC name isopropyl 3-chlorocarbanilate
Chemical Abstracts name 1-methylethyl (3-chlorophenyl)carbamate
Other names CIPC; chloro-IPC CAS RN [101-21-3]
Composition Tech. grade is 98.5% pure. Mol. wt. 213.7 M.f. C10H12ClNO2 Form Colourless solid. M.p. 41.4 ºC (pure); 38.5-40 ºC (tech.) S.g./density 1.180 (30 ºC) Solubility In water 89 mg/l (25 ºC). Readily soluble in most organic solvents, e.g. alcohols, ketones, esters, chlorinated hydrocarbons, aromatic hydrocarbons, etc. Moderately soluble in mineral oils (e.g. 100 g/kg in kerosene). Stability Stable to u.v. light. Decomposes above 150 ºC. Hydrolysed slowly in acidic and alkaline media.
Biochemistry Mitosis inhibitor (microtubule organisation). Mode of action Selective systemic herbicide and growth regulator, absorbed predominantly by the roots and coleoptiles, and readily translocated acropetally. Uses Pre-emergence control of many annual grasses and some broad-leaved weeds in onions, leeks, garlic, shallots, alfalfa, clover, sugar beet, spinach, lettuce, endive, chicory, herbs, peas, beans, carrots, celery, black salsify, fennel, soya beans, cotton, rice, safflowers, sunflowers, cranberries, cane berries, ornamentals (especially bulb flowers), ornamental trees and shrubs, perennial grass-seed crops, etc. Also used as a sprouting inhibitor for ware potatoes, and as a sucker control agent in tobacco. Often used in combination with propham as a potato sprouting inhibitor, and in combination with other herbicides. Formulation types DP; EC; GR; HN.
chlorpropham: 200 kg iron drum