IUPAC Name: 2-N-tert-butyl-6-chloro-4-N-ethyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine
Source: Used as a pesticide to control algae and fungi.
Summary: Terbuthylazine (TBA) is a chlorotriazine that is used as a pesticide. It also has uses in industrial water cooling systems and in laboratories as an analytical standard. It is soluble in water up to 9 mg/L at 25 C and has a density of 1.122 g/mL at 20 C. Upon decomposition it produces gaseous hydrogen chloride and nitrogen oxides which may be toxic to inhale. It has a pKa value of 2.0.
GHS Hazard Statement: H302, H332, H373, H400, H410, GHS07, GHS08, GHS09