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fenpiclonil (Ref: CGA 142705)
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GENERAL INFORMATION Click here for an explantaion of the general chemical status information
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Description: A pyrrole fungicide usually used to control seed-borne pathogens in cereal crops but it also has other uses

Example pests controlled: Seed-borne diseases

Example applications: Cereals including spring barley and winter wheat

Efficacy & activity: -

Availability status: Unknown

Introduction & key dates: 1988, first reported; 1988, Introduced Switzerland

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

Chemical structure: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Isomerism -
Chemical formula C11H6Cl2N2
Canonical SMILES C1=CC(=C(C(=C1)Cl)Cl)C2=CNC=C2C#N
Isomeric SMILES No data
International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey) FKLFBQCQQYDUAM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1S/C11H6Cl2N2/c12-10-3-1-2-8(11(10)13)9-6-15-5-7(9)4-14/h1-3,5-6,15H
2D structure diagram/image available? Yes

General status: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Pesticide type Fungicide, Other substance
Other constituent type Wood preservative
Substance group Phenylpyrrole
Minimum active substance purity -
Known relevant impurities -
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Broad-spectrum, long-lasting activity, inhibits glucose phosphorylation. Osmotic signal transduction.
CAS RN 74738-17-3
EC number -
CIPAC number 519
US EPA chemical code -
PubChem CID 91724
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 237.08
PIN (Preferred Identification Name) 4-(2,3-dichlorophenyl)-1H-pyrrole-3-carbonitrile
IUPAC name 4-(2,3-dichlorophenyl)-1H-pyrrole-3-carbonitrile
CAS name 4-(2,3-dichlorophenyl)-1H-pyrrole-3-carbonitrile
Other status information -
Relevant Environmental Water Quality Standards -
Herbicide Resistance Classification (HRAC) Not applicable
Herbicide Resistance Classification (WSSA) Not applicable
Insecticide Resistance Classification (IRAC) Not applicable
Fungicide Resistance Classification (FRAC) 12
Examples of recorded resistance -
Physical state White crystals
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
  • Syngenta
  • Novartis
Example products using this active
  • Beret Combi
  • Beret Special
  • Galbas
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use as a pesticide under EC Regulation 1107/2009
Formulation and application details Available in a wide range of formulations including water dispensible powders, flowable concentrates, powder for dry seed treatments and emulsifiable concentrate.


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) 4.8 B5 Low
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) 73000 B4 - Ethanol -
360000 B4 - Acetone -
7200 B4 - Toluene -
26 B4 - n-Hexane -
Melting point (oC) 145 Q3 -
Boiling point (oC) - - -
Degradation point (oC) - - -
Flashpoint (oC) - - -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P 7.24 X 1003 Calculated -
Log P 3.86 B5 High
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity 1.53 B5 -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC Not applicable B5 -
Note: No dissociation
Vapour pressure at 20oC (mPa) 1.10 X 10-04 B5 Low volatility
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) 5.40 X 10-04 L3 Non-volatile
GUS leaching potential index Click here for a note on the limitations of the GUS index 2.00 Calculated Transition state
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 8.38 X 10-02 Calculated -
Note -
Potential for particle bound transport index Click here for a note on the limitations of the potential for particle bound transport index - Calculated High
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 - - -
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) 242 B5 Persistent
DT50 (lab at 20oC) 242 B4 Persistent
DT50 (field) - - -
DT90 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT90 (field) - - -
DT50 modelling endpoint - - -
Note Lab studies DT50 range 232-252 days
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 0.03 B5 Fast
Note -
Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value 23 K4 Non-persistent
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 26.1 B5 Slightly mobile
Koc 1447
Notes and range UK dossier Kd range 18.1-40.5 mL/g, Koc range 1311-1902 mL/g, Soils=3
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) 346 P4 Threshold for concern
CT50 (days) Not available -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 5000 B5 Rat Low
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) 5 B5 Rat High
(ppm diet) 100 -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) 100 B5 Anas platyrhynchos Moderate
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) - - -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) 0.8 B5 Oncorhynchus mykiss Moderate
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) 1.3 B5 Daphnia magna 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) - - -
Non-target plants - - -
- - -
Algae - Acute 72 hour EC50, growth (mg l-1) 0.22 B4 Raphidocellis subcapitata, 5 day Moderate
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) 0.1 Q2 Unknown species Moderate
Honeybees (Apis spp.) Contact acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
Oral acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) 5 B5 Moderate
Unknown mode acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
Bumblebees (Bombus spp.) Contact acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
-
Oral acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
-
Mason bees (Osmia spp.) Contact acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
Oral acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
Other pollinators (1) Acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg insect-1) - - -
Mode of exposure -
Other pollinators (2) Acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg insect-1) - - -
Mode of exposure -
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) 100 B5 Eisenia foetida 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 - - -
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) > 5000 B5 Rat Low
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) - - -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints - -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) 0.23 UK ACP 1999 -
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 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 Genotoxic Endocrine disrupter Reproduction / development effects Cholinesterase inhibitor Neurotoxicant

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A3; B3; C3; D0; E0

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Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

-

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General human health issues Harmful by inhalation
Key: Genotoxicity
A: Chromosome aberration (EFSA database)
B: DNA damage/repair (EFSA database)
C: Gene mutation (EFSA database)
D: Genome mutation (EFSA database)
E: Unspecified genotoxicity type (miscellaneous data source)
0: No data
1: Positive
2: Mixed/ambiguous results
3: Negative
Key: Other
: 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 Health: H332
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases Xn - Harmful: R20
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases None allocated at this time
WHO Classification U - Unlikely to present an acute hazard
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging Click here for a description of UN packaging marks -


TRANSLATIONS

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Italian fenpiclonil
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Slovenian fenpiklonil
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Record last updated: Tuesday 02 July 2019
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk