HerbicideAtrazine

NOMENCLATURE Common name atrazine (BSI, E-ISO, (f) F-ISO, ANSI, WSSA, JMAF) IUPAC name 6-chloro-N2-ethyl-N4-isopropyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine Chemical Abstracts name 6-chloro-N-ethyl-N'-(1-methylethyl)-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine CAS RN [1912-24-9] EEC no. 217-617-8

Chemistry

Selective systemic herbicide, absorbed principally through the roots, but also through the foliage, with translocation acropetally in the xylem and accumulation in the apical meristems and leaves.

 Use

Pre- and post-emergence control of annual broad-leaved weeds and annual grasses in maize, sorghum, sugar cane, pineapples, chemical fallow, grassland, macadamia nuts, conifers, industrial weed control. In Europe, use is concentrated in maize and sorghum. Used also in combinations with many other herbicides.

Production formulation

Atrazine 50%SC
Atrazine 80%WP "

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