Agro-care Chemical Industry Group>>>Paraquat
 
Common Name: Paraquat
 
Chemical Name:

1,1>-dimethyl-4,4>-bipyridinium
 

CAS No.: 4685-14-7
 
Structure:
Molecular Formula: C12H14N2
 
Molecular Weight:

257.20
 

Physical Chemistry:

Technical product are blue liquid which is hygroscopic and odorless. Solubility: 700g/L in water; Solubility in Other Solvents: Dichloride salt is sparingly soluble in lower ethanol. Melting Point: 300.
 

Toxicity:

Oral acute oral LD50 for rat 150mg/kg; Acute dermal LD50 for rabbit 250 mg/kg; Acute inhalation LC50 for rat 20 mg/l.Eye Irritation: moderate irritant to rabbit eyes.Skin Irritation :slight irritant to rabbit skin.

Application:

Paraquat is a quaternary nitrogen herbicide widely used for broadleaf weed control. It is a quick-acting, nonselective compound, that destroys green plant tissue on contact and by translocation within the plant. It has been employed for killing marijuana in the U.S. and in Mexico. It is also used as a crop desiccant and defoliant, and as an aquatic herbicide.
 

Technical Purity: 42%Tech
 
Formulation Type: 27.6%SL(DCL), 24%SL(DCL)
 
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