Oxyfluorfen

  • 2-Chloro-1-(3-ethoxy-4-nitrophenoxy)-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzene
  • 2'-Chloro-3-ethoxy-4'-trifluoromethyl-4-nitrodiphenyl ether
  • 4-Trifluoromethyl-2-chloro-3'-ethoxy-4'-nitrophenyl ether
  • 2-Chloro-4-trifluoromethylphenyl 3-ethoxy-4-nitrophenyl ether
Formula
C15H11ClF3NO4
Structure
Description
Orange crystalline solid.
Uses
Herbicide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
42874-03-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
255-983-0
RTECS
KN6900000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
UN (DOT)
3077
Merck
12,7097
Beilstein/Gmelin
2065259
Beilstein Reference
6-08
EPA OPP
288600
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-10426
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C15H11ClF3NO4
Formula mass
361.7
Melting point, °C
83 - 84
Boiling point, °C
387
Vapor pressure, mmHg
8E-6 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Heat of vaporization
61.1 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, Nitrogen oxides, Hydrogen chloride gas, Hydrogen fluoride.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
188
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.
Fire potential
May burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
Dangerous for the environment. Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
   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.
UN number
3077
Response guide
Hazard class
9
Packing Group
III