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Pendimethalin Specification

Active Ingredient 95% min.
Appearance Orange-yellow crystals.

Pendimethalin Physical And Chemical Properties

Chemical Name N-(1-ethylpropyl)-2,6-dinitro-3,4-xylidine
Empirical Formula C13H19N3O4
CAS No. 40487-42-1
Molecular Weight 281.3
Structural Formula Pendimethalin structural formula
Melting point 54-58°C
  • In water 0.3 mg/l ( 20°C).
  • In acetone 700, xylene 628, corn oil 148, heptane 138, isopropanol 77 (all in g/l, 26°C).
  • Readily soluble in benzene, toluene, chloroform, and dichloromethane.
  • Slightly soluble in petroleum ether and petrol.
Vapor pressure 4.0 mPa (25°C)
Acute oral LD50 1.05 -1.62g /kg (rat)

Pendimethalin Formulations

  33% w/v E.C. ; 40% w/v E.C.

Pendimethalin Application


Pendimethalin is a selective herbicide, absorbed by the roots and leaves. Affected plants die shortly after germination or following emergence from the soil.

Pendimethalin is used to control of most annual grasses and many annual broad-leaved weeds at 0.4-2.0 kg a.i./ha in cereals, onions, leeks, garlic, fennel, maize, sorghum, rice, soya beans, peanuts, brassicas, carrots, celery, black salsify, peas, field beans, lupins, evening primrose, tulips, potatoes, cotton, hops, pome fruit, stone fruit, berry fruit (including strawberries), citrus fruit, lettuce, aubergines, capsicums, established turf, and in transplanted tomatoes, sunflowers, and tobacco, applied pre-plant incorporated, pre-emergence, pre-transplanting, or early post-emergence.

Also, Pendimethalin is used for control of suckers in tobacco.

Pendimethalin Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

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