5-(2-Chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxy)-N-(methylsulfonyl)-2-nitrobenzamide; 5-(2-Chloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-p-tolyloxy)-N-mesyl-2-nitrobenzamide; 5-(2-Chloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-p-tolyloxy)-N-methylsulfonyl-2-nitrobenzamide; 5-(2-Chloro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-p-tolyloxy)-N-methylsulphonyl-2-nitrobenzamide; Fomesafene [ISO-French]; PP021; Reflex; [ChemIDplus]
Colorless or white solid; [HSDB]
Used as post-emergence herbicide for control of broad-leaved weeds in soy beans and other legumes; [Merck Index]
The protox inhibitor herbicides (Fomesafen, Oxadiazon, Lactofen, Sulfentrazone, Carfentrazone-ethyl, Oxyfluorofen and Bifenox) can disrupt porphyrin metabolism; "It has been speculated that a transient form of porphyria variegate may occur following a massive exposure or long-term exposure to lower doses." A mild skin irritant; A mild to moderate eye irritant, based on animal studies; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "Fluthiacet-methyl."
7.5E-07 mm Hg
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: