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Acifluorfen is an herbicide. It is effective against broadleaf weeds and grasses and is used agriculturally on fields growing soybeans, peanuts, peas, and rice.[1]

Acifluorfen
Skeletal formula
Space-filling model of acifluorfen
Names
IUPAC name
5-[2-Chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy]-2-nitrobenzoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
DrugBank
ECHA InfoCard 100.051.468
Properties
C14H7ClF3NO5
Molar mass 361.66 g·mol−1
Density 1.573 g/mL
Melting point 151.5-157 °C
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

SafetyEdit

In California, acifluorfen is listed as "known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity" according to Proposition 65.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Acifluorfen, Extension Toxicology Network
  2. ^ The Proposition 65 List