Synonyms: "chloropropham", "chloro-IPC", "CIPC", "elbanil", "metoxon", "nexoval", "preventol", "preweed", "taterpex"
Source: chlorpropham is a plant growth regulator used for preemergence control of grass weeds in alfalfa, lima and snap beans, blueberries, cane berries, carrots, cranberries, ladino clover, garlic, seed grass, onions, spinach, sugar beets, tomatoes, safflower, soybeans, gladioli and woody nursery stock. It is also used to inhibit potato sprouting and for sucker control in tobacco.
IUPAC Name: propan-2-yl N-(3-chlorophenyl)carbamate
CAS Number: 101-21-3
PubChem ID: 2728
Canonical SMILES: CC(C)OC(=O)NC1=CC(=CC=C1)Cl
Molecular Formula: C10H12ClNO2
Molecular Weight: 213.661
Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 14
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Orton F, Lutz I, Kloas W, Routledge EJ. 2009. Endocrine disrupting effects of herbicides and pentachlorophenol: in vitro and in vivo evidence. Environ Sci Technol 43(6):2144-2150.
Orton F, Rosivatz E, Scholze M, Kortenkamp A. 2011. Widely used pesticides with previously unknown endocrine activity revealed as in vitro antiandrogens. Environ Health Perspect 119(6):794-800.