NOMENCLATURE Common name propanil (BSI, E-ISO, (m) F-ISO, WSSA); DCPA (JMAF); no name (Germany) IUPAC name 3',4'-dichloropropionanilide Chemical Abstracts name N-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)propanamide CAS RN [709-98-8] EEC no. 211-914-6


Selective contact herbicide with a short duration of activity.


Contact herbicide used post-emergence in rice, at 2.5-5.0 kg/ha, to control broad-leaved and grass weeds, including Amaranthus retroflexus,Digitaria spp., Echinochloa spp., Panicum spp., and Setaria spp. Also used, in mixture with MCPA, in wheat. A mixture with carbaryl is used in citrus crops grown in sod culture.

Production formulation

Propanil 36%EC
Propanil 80%WDG