NOMENCLATURE Common name oxyfluorfen (BSI, E-ISO, ANSI, WSSA); oxyfluorfène ((m) F-ISO) IUPAC name 2-chloro-a,a,a-trifluoro-p-tolyl 3-ethoxy-4-nitrophenyl ether Chemical Abstracts name 2-chloro-1-(3-ethoxy-4-nitrophenoxy)-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzene CAS RN [42874-03-3] EEC no. 255-983-0


Selective contact herbicide, absorbed more readily by the foliage (and especially the shoots) than by the roots, with very little translocation.


Control of annual broad-leaved weeds and grasses in a variety of tropical and subtropical crops, by pre- or post-emergence application at rates in the range 0.25-2.0 kg a.i./ha. Particular crops include tree fruit (including citrus), vines, nuts, cereals, maize, soya beans, peanuts, rice, cotton, bananas, peppermint, onions, garlic, ornamental trees and shrubs, and conifer seedbeds.

Production formulation

Oxyfluorfen 20%EC
Oxyfluorfen 24%EC
Oxyfluorfen 25%SC