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saflufenacil (Ref: BAS 800H)
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GENERAL INFORMATION Click here for an explantaion of the general chemical status information
for saflufenacil

Description: Used alone or mixed with glyphosate for rapid control of many dicotyledonous weeds by pre-plant and pre-emergence applications to a wide range of food crops

Example pests controlled: Fleabane; Volunteer cotton; Annual ryegrass; Brome; Volunteer lupins; Marshmallow; Sowthistle; Hedge mustard; Clover; Turnip weed

Example applications: Fallow establishment; Commercial, industrial and public service areas; Cereals including barley, oats & wheat; Legumes

Efficacy & activity: -

Availability status: Current

Introduction & key dates: 2008, first reported

EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414):
Status Not approved
Dossier rapporteur/co-rapporteur Not applicable
Date inclusion expires Not applicable
EU Candidate for substitution (CfS) Not applicable
Listed in EU database Yes

Approved for use () or known to be used () in the following European countries: Click to access a note on the approvals information on this site

AT

BE

BG

CY

CZ

DE

DK

EE

EL

ES

FI

FR

HR

HU

IE

IT

LT

LU

LV

MT

NL

PL

PT

RO

SE

SI

SK

UK

Also used in: Australia, USA

Chemical structure: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Isomerism -
Chemical formula C17H17ClF4N4O5S
Canonical SMILES CC(C)N(C)S(=O)(=O)NC(=O)C1=CC(=C(C=C1Cl)F)N2C(=O)C=C(N(C2=O)C)C(F)(F)F
Isomeric SMILES No data
International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey) GNHDVXLWBQYPJE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1S/C17H17ClF4N4O5S/c1-8(2)25(4)32(30,31)23-15(28)9-5-12(11(19)6-10(9)18)26-14(27)7-13(17(20,21)22)24(3)16(26)29/h5-8H,1-4H3,(H,23,28)
Structure diagram/image available? Yes

General status: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Pesticide type Herbicide
Substance group Uracil (amide)
Minimum active substance purity >945 g/kg
Known relevant impurities -
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Selective, contact and residual action, PPO inhibitor
CAS RN 372137-35-4
EC number -
CIPAC number None allocated
US EPA chemical code 118203
PubChem CID 11571392
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 500.92
PIN (Preferred Identification Name) 2-chloro-4-fluoro-5-[3-methyl-2,6-dioxo-4-(trifluoromethyl)-3,6-dihydropyrimidin-1(2H)-yl]-N-[methyl(propan-2-yl)sulfamoyl]benzamide
IUPAC name N'-{2-chloro-4-fluoro-5-[1,2,3,6-tetrahydro-3-methyl-2,6-dioxo-4-(trifluoromethyl)pyrimidin-1-yl]benzoyl}-N-isopropyl-N-methylsulfamide
CAS name 2-chloro-5-[3,6-dihydro-3-methyl-2,6-dioxo-4-(trifluoromethyl)-1(2H)-pyrimidinyl]-4-fluoro-N-[[methyl(1-methylethyl)amino]sulfonyl]benzamide
Other status information -
Relevant Environmental Water Quality Standards -
Herbicide Resistance Classification (HRAC) Not known
Herbicide Resistance Classification (WSSA) -
Insecticide Resistance Classification (IRAC) Not applicable
Fungicide Resistance Classification (FRAC) Not applicable
Examples of recorded resistance -
Physical state -
Related substances & organisms

Formulations:
Property Click here for information on the general product and branding information used on this site Value
Example manufacturers & suppliers of products using this active now or historically
  • BASF
  • Nufarm
Example products using this active
  • Kixor
  • Optil
  • TreeVix
  • Integrity
  • Sharpen WG Herbicide
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use as a pesticide under EC Regulation 1107/2009
Formulation and application details Available in a range of formulations including water dispersible granules and suspension concentrates.


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

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Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe environmental fate on this site Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with fate data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret environmental fate data
Solubility - In water at 20oC (mg l-1) 2100 F4 High
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) 275000 F4 - Acetone -
29800 F4 - Methanol -
2300 F4 - Toluene -
65500 F4 - Ethyl acetate -
Melting point (oC) 189.9 F4 -
Boiling point (oC) - - -
Degradation point (oC) - - -
Flashpoint (oC) - - -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P 3.98 X 1002 Calculated -
Log P 2.6 F4 Low
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity 1.595 F4 -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC 4.41 F4 -
Note:
Vapour pressure at 20oC (mPa) 4.5 X 10-12 F4 Low volatility
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) - - -
GUS leaching potential index Click here for a note on the limitations of the GUS index - - -
SCI-GROW groundwater index (μg l-1) for a 1 kg ha-1 or 1 l ha-1 application rate Click here for a note on the limitations of the SCI-GROW index Value - - -
Note -
Potential for particle bound transport index Click here for a note on the limitations of the potential for particle bound transport index - - -
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 Neutral solution: maxima at 271.4nm; [Acidic solution: maxima at 271.8nm; [Basic solution: maxima at 309.4nm F4 -
Surface tension (mN m-1) - - -

Degradation:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance degradation Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with degradation data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance degradation data
General biodegradability -
Soil degradation (days) (aerobic) DT50 (typical) 20 F3 Non-persistent
DT50 (lab at 20oC) 19 F3 Non-persistent
DT50 (field) 20 F3 Non-persistent
DT90 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT90 (field) - - -
DT50 modelling endpoint - - -
Note US EPA states lab studies ranging from 1 to 36 days; field DT50 of 1-5 weeks in aerobic soils
Dissipation rate RL50 on plant matrix Value - - -
Note -
Dissipation rate RL50 on and in plant matrix Value - - -
Note -
Aqueous photolysis DT50 (days) at pH 7 Value - - -
Note -
Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value - - -
Note -
Water-sediment DT50 (days) - - -
Water phase only DT50 (days) - - -

Soil adsorption and mobility:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance adsorption and mobility Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with adsorption and mobility data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance adsorption and mobility
Linear Kd - - -
Koc -
Notes and range -
Freundlich Kf - - -
Kfoc -
1/n -
Notes and range -
pH sensitivity -


ECOTOXICOLOGY

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Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance ecotoxicology Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with ecotoxicology data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance ecotoxicology
Bio-concentration factor BCF (l kg-1) Low risk Q3 Based on LogP < 3 Low potential
CT50 (days) - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 2000 F4 Rat Low
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) - - -
(ppm diet) - -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) > 2000 P4 Anas platyrhynchos Low
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) - - -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) > 98.0 P4 Cyprinodon variegatus Moderate
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) > 98.2 P4 Moderate
Aquatic invertebrates - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic crustaceans - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, static, water (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, sediment (mg kg-1) - - -
Aquatic plants - Acute 7 day EC50, biomass (mg l-1) 0.087 P4 Lemna gibba Moderate
Non-target plants - - -
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Algae - Acute 72 hour EC50, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Honeybees Contact acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) > 100 P4 Low
Oral acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Unknown mode acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) > 1000 P4 Eisenia foetida Low
Earthworms - Chronic 14 day NOEC, reproduction (mg kg-1) - - -
Other soil macro-organisms - e.g. Collembola LR50 / EC50 / NOEC / % Effect - - -
Other arthropod (1) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect - - -
Other arthropod (2) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect - - -
Soil micro-organisms - - -
Mesocosm study data NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -
NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -


HUMAN HEALTH AND PROTECTION

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General:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe human health and protection issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with human health and protection data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret human health and protection data
Threshold of Toxicological Concern (Cramer Class) Click here for a note on the limitations of the Cramer class High (class III) - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 2000 F4 Rat Low
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) > 2000 F4 Rat -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) > 5.3 F4 Rat -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints - -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
ARfD - Acute Reference Dose (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
AAOEL - Acute Acceptable Operator Exposure Level (mg kg-1 bw day-1) - - -
AOEL - Acceptable Operator Exposure Level - Systemic (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
Dermal penetration studies (%) - - -
Dangerous Substances Directive 76/464 - - -
Exposure Limits - - -
Exposure Routes Public -
Occupational -
European MRLs Click here for the EU MRL pesticide database
Drinking Water Standards - - -
Drinking Water MAC (μg l-1) - - -

Health issues:
Carcinogen Mutagen Endocrine disrupter Reproduction / development effects Cholinesterase inhibitor Neurotoxicant

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Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

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General human health issues No further information available

: Yes, known to cause a problem
: No, known not to cause a problem
: Possibly, status not identified
- : No data found

Handling issues:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance handling issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with data on handling issues Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret data on handling issues
General Click here for a description of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) codes No information available
CLP classification 2013 -
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases Reproduction risk category 3: R63
Xn - Harmful: R22
N - Dangerous for the environment: R50, R53
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases S1/2, S13, S26, S36/37/39, S46
WHO Classification NL - Not listed
US EPA Classification (formulation) - -
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging Click here for a description of UN packaging marks -


TRANSLATIONS

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Record last updated: Friday 25 May 2018
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk