Chlorotoluron

IUPAC Name: 3-(3-chloro-4-methylphenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea

Source: Used as an herbicide.

Summary: Chlorotoluron is a member of the phenylureas that is used as an herbicide. It is used for its ability to inhibit photosynthesis. It is soluble in water up to 70 mg/L and has a density of 1.4 g/mL at 25 C. Koc values ranging from 150 – 420 indicate moderate mobility within soil. Biodegradation in soil and water is expected to be a major method of natural removal.

GHS Hazard Statement: H351, H361, H361d, H400, H410, GHS08, GHS09