Quinoxyfen

  • DE 795
  • 5,7-Dichloro-4-(4-fluorophenoxy)quinoline
  • Legend
Formula
C15H8Cl2FNO
Structure
Description
Pale brown solid.
Uses
Agricultural fungicide. For the control of powdery milduew in grapevines.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
124495-18-7
EC Index Number
613-138-00-7
R: 43-50/53
S: (2-)24-37-46-60-61
RTECS
VB4287500
UN (DOT)
3082
Merck
12,10429
EPA OPP
55459
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-223982
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C15H8Cl2FNO
Formula mass
308.14
Melting point, °C
105-106
Boiling point, °C
423
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.2E-5 (21 C)
Density
1.43 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
11.14 (pKb)
Partition coefficient, pKow
6.29
Heat of vaporization
65.12 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in the closed original container in a dry, cool, well-ventilated area, out of direct sunlight.
Protection
PVC gloves, goggles and protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Wear appropriate clothing whilst cleaning up spills. Clear area of all unprotected personnel. Apply material such as earth, sand, cat litter or clay granules to absorb the spill. Sweep up material and contain in a refuse vessel for disposal. Prevent entry of chemical or used/damaged containers into drains, streams or waterways.
Stability
Stable under normal conditions.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
210
Fire fighting
Use extinguishing material most appropriate for surrounding fire. Wear safety boots, non-flammable overalls, gloves, hat, goggles and self contained breathing apparatus. All skin should be covered.
Fire potential
Not flammable.

Health.
Poison_Class
5
Exposure effects
Possible chronic health effects from exposure to Legend Fungicide are based on the active ingredient, quinoxyfen. Repeat exposure toxicity is low with only mild reversible effects on the liver evident at dosages in the order of 100 mg/kg bw/day in chronic studies.
   Ingestion
The acute oral toxicity is low.
   Inhalation
No adverse effects anticipated by this route of exposure incidental to proper handling.
   Skin
Suspected skin sensitizer.
   Eyes
Non-irritating to eyes.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, do not induce vomiting contact a doctor or hospital immediately.
   Skin
If on skin, remove contaminated clothing and wash skin thoroughly with soap and water.
   Eyes
If in eyes, hold eyes open and flood with water for at least 15 minutes and see a doctor.

Transport.
UN number
3082
Response guide
Hazard class
9
Packing Group
III