IUPAC Name: 2-butan-2-yl-4,6-dinitrophenol
MCL: 0.007 ppm
Source: Formerly used as an herbicide and insecticide.
Summary: Dinoseb is a member of the dinitrophenol family and was formerly used as an herbicide. It has been banned in the United States for use as a pesticide. It has a density of 1.2647 at 45 C. It has an acid dissociation constant of pKa = 4.62 and is corrosive to steel in the presence of water. Dinoseb is expected to be mobile in soil, and undergo biodegradation and photodegradation. Photodegradation is also expected to be important in water with half-life reactions of 14-18 days.
GHS Hazard Summary: H300, H301, H310, H311, H314, H315, H317, H318, H319, H330, H336, H360, H360Df, H361, H370, H371, 372, H373, H400, H410, GHS05, GHS06, GHS07, GHS08, GHS09