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Title: Nitralin
CAS Registry Number: 4726-14-1
CAS Name: 4-(Methylsulfonyl)-2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropylbenzenamine
Additional Names: 4-(methylsulfonyl)-2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropylaniline
Manufacturers' Codes: SD-11831
Trademarks: Planavin (Shell)
Molecular Formula: C13H19N3O6S
Molecular Weight: 345.37
Percent Composition: C 45.21%, H 5.55%, N 12.17%, O 27.80%, S 9.28%
Literature References: Prepn: S. B. Soloway, K. D. Swahlen, US 3227734 and US 3321292 (1966, 1967 both to Shell). Persistence in the soil: J. H. Miller et al., Weed Sci. 23, 211 (1975). Determn by GC in biological fluids: T. Kumazawa et al., J. Anal. Toxicol. 19, 95 (1995); by LC in soil: N. Ruiz de Erenchun et al., J. Chromatogr. A 763, 227 (1997).
Properties: Golden crystals, mp 150-151°. Vapor pressure at 20°: 9.3 ´ 10-9 mm Hg; at 30°: 3.3 ´ 10-8 mm Hg. Soly at 22°: water, 0.6 ppm; acetone, 36 g/100 ml; DMSO, 33 g/100 ml. Poorly soluble in common hydrocarbon and aromatic solvents and alcohol.
Melting point: mp 150-151°
Use: Herbicide.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.

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