NOMENCLATURE Common name chlorimuron-ethyl IUPAC name ethyl 2-(4-chloro-6-methoxypyrimidin-2-ylcarbamoylsulfamoyl)benzoate Chemical Abstracts name ethyl 2-[[[[(4-chloro-6-methoxy-2-pyrimidinyl)amino]carbonyl]amino]sulfonyl]benzoate CAS RN [90982-32-4] Development codes DPX-F6025 (Du Pont)

Acts by inhibiting biosynthesis of the essential amino acids valine and isoleucine, hence stopping cell division and plant growth.


Used post-emergence for control of important broad-leaved weeds, such as cocklebur, pigweed, sunflower and annual morning glory, in soya beans and peanuts. Active at 9-13 g/ha.

Production formulation

Chlorimuron-ethyl 25%WP
Chlorimuron-ethyl 50%WP
Chlorimuron-ethyl 75%WDG