Bitertanol

  • Baycor
  • b-([1,1'-biphenyl]-4-yloxy)-a-tert-butyl-1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ethanol
  • b-[[1,1'-Biphenyl]-4-yloxy]-a-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-1H-1,2,4-triazole-1-ethanol
Formula
C20H23N3O2
Structure
Description
colorless solid
Uses
Agricultural fungicide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
55179-31-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
259-513-5
RTECS
XZ4803050
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
Merck
12,1342
Beilstein/Gmelin
620948
Beilstein Reference
5-26-01-00134
EPA OPP
117801
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-10385
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C20H23N3O2
Formula mass
337.42
Melting point, °C
98 - 100
Boiling point, °C
541
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-12 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble.
pKa/pKb
10.37 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
86.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Protective gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Wear dust mask.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
281
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
5
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
May be harmful if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.