Solubility In water 0.07 g/l. In acetone 18, ethanol 4.5, chloroform, dimethylformamide 64, acetonitrile 23, toluene 0.370, hexane <0.02, dichloromethane 160 (all in g/kg, 25 °C). Stability Hydrolysis DT50 15 d (pH 5); stable at pH 7 & 9. pKa 4.6 (25 °C) F.p. >200 °C (Cleveland open cup)
Mode of Action:
Selective systemic herbicide, absorbed by the foliage and roots, with rapid translocation in xylem and phloem to the meristematic tissues..
Oral Acute oral LD50 for male and female rats and mice >5000 mg/kg.
Skin and eye Acute percutaneous LD50 for male and female rats >2000 mg/kg. Moderate eye irritant; not a skin irritant (rabbits); not a skin sensitiser (guinea pigs). The 75% formulation is not an eye irritant.