- Bexton 4l
- 2-Chloro-n-Isopropyl acetanilide
Light tan crystalline powder.
Herbicide for grasses & broadleaf weeds on corn, sorghum, soybeans, sugar beets and other field crops, forage crops, pasture land, & range land, summer fallow, & on vegetables.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
EC Index Number
Harmful; Irritant; Sensitising; Dangerous for the Environment
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Mutagen
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.002 (25 C)
1.242 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a cool, dry location in a tightly sealed container.
Handle only in a hood.
Wear rubber gloves and wash thoroughly after handling. Contaminated clothing should be laundered before reuse.
OSHA/MSHA approved respirator.
Evacuate area. Wear protective equipment. Ventilate area. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container. Wash contaminated surfaces to remove residue.
Stable for at least 4 years, not sensitive to light stable to UV light.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Fire point, 316 C. Nonflammable
Irritation of the mucous membranes.
Irritation, allergic reaction.
The possible benefit of early removal of some ingested material by cautious gastric lavage must be weighed against potential complications of bleeding or perforation. Activated charcoal activated charcoal binds most toxic agents and can decrease their systemic absorption if administered soon after ingestion. Activated charcoal: administer charcoal as a slurry (240 ml water/30 g charcoal). Usual dose: 25 to 100 g in adults/adolescents.
Move patient to fresh air. Monitor for respiratory distress. If cough or difficulty breathing develops, evaluate for respiratory tract irritation, bronchitis, or pneumonitis. Administer oxygen and assist ventilation as required. Treat bronchospasm with beta2 agonist and corticosteroid aerosols.
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
Irrigate exposed eyes with copious amounts of tepid water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation, pain, swelling, lacrimation, or photophobia persist, the patient should be seen in a health care facility.