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triflumuron (Ref: OMS 2015)
** SIR 8514 ** Translations

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GENERAL INFORMATION Click here for an explantaion of the general chemical status information
for triflumuron

Description: An insecticide used to protect against a range of insect pests. It is also used as an ecoparasitic treatment in veterinary medicine.

Example pests controlled: Flea larvae; Immature cockroaches; Sliverfish; Lice; Miosquitoes; beetles

Example applications: Fruit including apples, pears, nectarines, peaches; Non-cropped situations including households, commercial and industrial sites

Efficacy & activity: -

Availability status: Current

Introduction & key dates: circa 1980

EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414):
Status Approved
Dossier rapporteur/co-rapporteur Italy/Hungary
Date inclusion expires 31/03/2021
EU Candidate for substitution (CfS) No
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

Chemical structure: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Isomerism None
Chemical formula C15H10ClF3N2O3
Canonical SMILES C1=CC=C(C(=C1)C(=O)NC(=O)NC2=CC=C(C=C2)OC(F)(F)F)Cl
Isomeric SMILES No data
International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey) XAIPTRIXGHTTNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1S/C15H10ClF3N2O3/c16-12-4-2-1-3-11(12)13(22)21-14(23)20-9-5-7-10(8-6-9)24-15(17,18)19/h1-8H,(H2,20,21,22,23)
Structure diagram/image available? Yes

General status: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Pesticide type Insecticide, Larvicide, Veterinary substance
Substance group Benzoylurea
Minimum active substance purity 980 g/kg
Known relevant impurities EU dossier - N,N'-bis-(4-(trifluoromethoxy)pheny) urea 1g/kg, 4-trifluoro-methoxyaniline 5g/kg, toluene
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Chitin synthesis inhibitor, Insect growth regulator
CAS RN 64628-44-0
EC number 264-980-3
CIPAC number 548
US EPA chemical code 118201
PubChem CID 47445
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 358.70
PIN (Preferred Identification Name) 2-chloro-N-{[4-(trifluoromethoxy)phenyl]carbamoyl}benzamide
IUPAC name 1-(2-chlorobenzoyl)-3-(4-trifluoromethoxyphenyl)urea
CAS name 2-chloro-N-(((4-(trifluoromethoxy)phenyl)amino)carbonyl)benzamide
Other status information Evidence of use in third world countries
Relevant Environmental Water Quality Standards -
Herbicide Resistance Classification (HRAC) Not applicable
Herbicide Resistance Classification (WSSA) Not applicable
Insecticide Resistance Classification (IRAC) 15
Fungicide Resistance Classification (FRAC) Not applicable
Examples of recorded resistance Cydia pomonella
Plutella xylostella
Physical state Colourless crystalline powder
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
  • Bayer CropScience
  • AgroCare
Example products using this active
  • Alsystin
  • Joice
  • Altin
  • Baycidal
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use as a pesticide under EC Regulation 1107/2009
Formulation and application details Often supplied as a suspension concentrate that is mixed with water and used as a spray but available in many other formulations such as pour-ons.


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

for triflumuron

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) 0.04 A5 Low
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) 11700 A5 - Dichloromethane -
26600 A5 - Acetone -
23300 A5 - Ethyl acetate -
100 A5 - n-Heptane -
Melting point (oC) 194 A5 -
Boiling point (oC) Decomposes before boiling A5 -
Degradation point (oC) 360 A5 -
Flashpoint (oC) Not expected to self ignite; Not highly flammable A5 -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P 7.94 X 1004 Calculated -
Log P 4.9 A5 High
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity 1.55 A5 -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC - - -
Note:
Vapour pressure at 20oC (mPa) 0.0002 A5 Low volatility
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) 1.79 X 10-03 A5 Non-volatile
GUS leaching potential index Click here for a note on the limitations of the GUS index -0.05 Calculated Low leachability
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 5.35 X 10-03 Calculated -
Note Estimated concentrations of chemicals with Koc values greater than 9995 ml g-1 are beyond the scope of the regression data used in SCI-GROW development. If there are concerns for such chemicals, a higher tier groundwater exposure assessment should be considered, regardless of the concentration returned by SCI-GROW
Potential for particle bound transport index Click here for a note on the limitations of the potential for particle bound transport index - Calculated Medium
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 249nm =14940000 A5 -
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) 22 C4 Non-persistent
DT50 (lab at 20oC) 4.3 A5 Non-persistent
DT50 (field) 22 C4 Non-persistent
DT90 (lab at 20oC) 25.2 A5 -
DT90 (field) - - -
DT50 modelling endpoint - - -
Note EU dossier lab studies DT50 range 1.2-14.6 days, DT90 range 5.7-62.5 days
Dissipation rate RL50 on plant matrix Value - - -
Note -
Dissipation rate RL50 on and in plant matrix Value 15.5 R4 -
Note Published literature RL50 range 3.0-39.0 days, fruit of 3 field & undercover crops, n=3; RL50=77 days for pears in cold storage
Aqueous photolysis DT50 (days) at pH 7 Value 32.8 A5 Stable
Note Data for test conditions of continuous irradiation equivalent to 119 days solar summer conditions in Arizona USA (33 deg N) and 185 days Athens, Greece (37 deg N)
Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value Stable A5 -
Note Stable at pH 5 and pH 7, DT50 57 days at pH 9, all at 25 degC
Water-sediment DT50 (days) 6.4 A5 Fast
Water phase only DT50 (days) 2.6 A5 Moderately fast

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 44.1 A3 Slightly mobile
Koc 2967
Notes and range EU dossier Kd range 27.9-71.1 mL/g, Koc range 2450-3510 mL/g, Soils=3 for humous sandy soils only
Freundlich Kf 61.6 A5 Non-mobile
Kfoc 11981
1/n 1.07
Notes and range EU dossier Kf range 9.8-162 mL/g, kfoc range 1629-30006 mL/g, 1/n range 0.85-1.24, Soils=5
pH sensitivity No

Key metabolites:
Metabolite Formation medium Estimated maximum occurrence fraction 1107/2009 relevancy Click here for further information on 1107/2009 relevancy
(4-trifluoromethoxy)phenyl urea (Ref: IN-MK638) This metabolite may cause environmental pollution, click here for further information Soil   0.231   Major fraction, Relevant
2-chlorobenzoic acid (Ref: AE-C500233) This metabolite may cause environmental pollution, click here for further information - 0.235   Major fraction, Relevant


ECOTOXICOLOGY

for triflumuron

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) 612 A5 Threshold for concern
CT50 (days) 1.36 -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 5000 A5 Rat Low
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) - L2 Rat, 2 year -
(ppm diet) 20 -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) 561 A5 Colinus virginianus Moderate
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) > 805 mg kg bw-1 day-1 A5 Colinus virginianus -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) > 0.021 A5 Lepomis macrochirus High
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) 0.023 A5 Pimephales promelas Moderate
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) 0.0016 A5 Daphnia magna High
Aquatic invertebrates - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) 0.000032 A5 Daphnia magna High
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) 0.00032 A3 Chironomus riparius, EC15 High
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, sediment (mg kg-1) - - -
Aquatic plants - Acute 7 day EC50, biomass (mg l-1) - - -
Non-target plants - - -
- - -
Algae - Acute 72 hour EC50, growth (mg l-1) > 0.025 A5 Scenedemus subspicatus Moderate
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Honeybees Contact acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) > 200 A5 Low
Oral acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) > 226 A5 Low
Unknown mode acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) > 500 A5 Eisenia foetida, corr Moderate
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 13
16
Mortality
Reproduction
Dose: 0.3 kg ha-1
A5 Aphidius rhopalosiphi
-
Other arthropod (2) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect 14
7.3
Mortality
Reproduction
Dose: 0.384 kg ha-1
A5 Typhlodromus pyri
-
Soil micro-organisms Nitrogen mineralisation: -25% efect
Carbon mineralisation: No significant adverse effect
A5
Dose: 3.3 mg kg-1 soil, 28 days
-
Mesocosm study data NOEAEC mg l-1 0.0001 A5 Aquatic community -
NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -


HUMAN HEALTH AND PROTECTION

for triflumuron

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) > 5000 A5 Rat Low
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) > 5000 A5 Rat -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) > 5.03 A5 Rat, 4 hr (nose only, aerosol) -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints Intraperitoneal LD50 > 5000 mg kg-1 V3 Rat -
Subcutaneous LD50 > 5000 mg kg-1 V3 Mouse -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) 0.014 A5 Dog, SF=100 -
ARfD - Acute Reference Dose (mg kg-1bw day-1) None allocated A5 -
AAOEL - Acute Acceptable Operator Exposure Level (mg kg-1 bw day-1) - - -
AOEL - Acceptable Operator Exposure Level - Systemic (mg kg-1bw day-1) 0.036 A2 Rat, SF=100 -
Dermal penetration studies (%) 1.0-5.0 A5 concentrate dependent -
Dangerous Substances Directive 76/464 List II - -
Exposure Limits - - -
Exposure Routes Public No unacceptable risks to bystanders identified
Occupational No unacceptable risks to operators or other workers identified
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

-

Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

-

-

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 Not explosive or oxidising
CLP classification 2013 None allocated at this time
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases N - Dangerous for the environment: R50/53
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases None
WHO Classification U - Unlikely to present an acute hazard
US EPA Classification (formulation) IV - Caution - Not acutely toxic
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging Click here for a description of UN packaging marks -


TRANSLATIONS

for triflumuron

Language Name
English triflumuron
French triflumuron
German Triflumuron
Danish triflumuron
Italian triflumuron
Spanish triflumuron
Greek -
Slovenian triflumuron
Polish triflumuron
Swedish triflumuron
Hungarian triflumuron
Dutch -

Record last updated: Wednesday 31 October 2018
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk