CAS No.: [ 1912-24-9 ]
Molecular Formula: C8H14ClN5
Atrazine is an herbicide of the triazine class. Atrazine is used to prevent pre- and postemergence broadleaf weeds in crops such as maize corn and sugarcane and on turf, such as golf courses and residential lawns. It is one of the most widely used herbicides
Biochemistry Photosynthetic electron transport inhibitor at the photosystem II receptor site. Maize tolerance is attributed to rapid detoxification by glutathione transferases.
Mode of action
Selective systemic herbicide, absorbed principally through the roots, but also through the foliage, with translocation acropetally in the xylem and accumulation in the apical meristems and leaves.
Pre- and post-emergence control of annual broad-leaved weeds and annual grasses in maize, sorghum, sugar cane, pineapples, chemical fallow, grassland, macadamia nuts, conifers, industrial weed control. In Europe, use is concentrated in maize and sorghum at ?.5 kg/ha. Used also in combinations with many other herbicides.
Phytotoxic to many crops, including most vegetables, potatoes, soya beans, and peanuts.
Formulation types FW; GR; SC; WG; WP.
Our Technical Material (TC) of Atrazine have the specification as per GB 22606-2008
|Appearance||White or offwhite powder|
|Loss on drying||0.5% max.|
|Insoluble Matter In DMF||0.5% max.|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Atrazine is available uopn requested.