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Title: Chlorotoluron
CAS Registry Number: 15545-48-9
CAS Name: N¢-(3-Chloro-4-methylphenyl)-N,N-dimethylurea
Additional Names: 3-(3-chloro-p-tolyl)-1,1-dimethylurea
Trademarks: Dicuran (Syngenta); Tolurex (Makhteshim-Agan)
Molecular Formula: C10H13ClN2O
Molecular Weight: 212.68
Percent Composition: C 56.47%, H 6.16%, Cl 16.67%, N 13.17%, O 7.52%
Literature References: Photosynthesis inhibitor used to control grass weeds in cereals. Prepn: C. W. Todd, US 2655445 (1952 to Du Pont); T. Mizuno et al., Synth. Commun. 9, 1675 (2000). Degradation in soil and identification of metabolites: D. Gross et al., Pestic. Biochem. Physiol. 10, 49 (1979). HPLC determn in technical products and formulations: W. Y. Yan et al., Pestic. Sci. 49, 400 (1997). Movement in sandy soil: C. Zander et al., J. Environ. Qual. 28, 1817 (1999). Field trial on grassy weeds in wheat: S. Singh, R. K. Malik Indian J. Agron. 39, 23 (1994).
Properties: Crystals from toluene, mp 148.3°.
Melting point: mp 148.3°
Use: Herbicide.

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