other name:paraquat dichloride; 1,1'-dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridinium dichloride
CAS No.: [ 330-55-2 ]
Molecular Formula: C9H10Cl2N2O2
Linuron is a substituted urea herbicide used to control annual and perennial broadleaf and grassy weeds on crop and noncrop sites. It is used as a pre and a postemergent herbicide. It works by inhibiting photosynthesis in target weed plants. It is labeled for use in soybean, cotton, potato, corn, bean, pea, winter wheat, asparagus, carrot, and fruit crops. It is also used on crops stored in warehouses and storerooms.
Photosynthetic electron transport inhibitor at the photosystem II receptor site.
Mode of action
Selective systemic herbicide, absorbed principally by the roots but also by the foliage, with translocation primarily acropetally in the xylem.
Pre- and post-emergence control of annual grass and broad-leaved weeds, and some seedling perennial weeds, in asparagus, artichokes, carrots, parsley, fennel, parsnips, herbs and spices, celery, celeriac, onions, leeks, garlic, potatoes, peas, field beans, soya beans, cereals, maize, sorghum, cotton, flax, sunflowers, sugar cane, ornamentals, established vines, bananas, cassava, coffee, tea, rice, peanuts, ornamental trees and shrubs, and other crops.
Formulation types EC; SC; WP.
Our Technical Material (TC) of Linuron have the specification as below
|Appearance||offwhite crystalline solid|
|Loss on drying||0.5 % max.|
|Acidity (as H2SO4)||0.5% max.|
|Acetone Insoluble Matter||0.5% max.|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Linuron is available uopn requested.