Isoproturon

IUPAC Name: 1,1-dimethyl-3-(4-propan-2-ylphenyl)urea

Source: Used as an herbicide to control weeds and grasses.

Summary: Isoproturon is a member of the phenylureas and is used as an herbicide to control weeds and grasses. It is currently banned in the European Union, and it is currently not approved for use in the United States. It has a solubility in water of 70 mg/L and has a density of 1.2 g/mL at 20 C. Upon decomposition it produces nitrogen oxide gases. It has a Koc value of 126 which indicates moderate mobility within soil.

GHS Hazard Statement: H332, H351, H373, H400, H410, GHS07, GHS08, GHS09