CAS No.: [ 42874-03-3 ]
Molecular Formula: C15H11ClF3NO4
Oxyfluorfen is a selective pre and postemergent herbicide used to control certain annual broadleaf and grassy weeds in vegetables, fruit, cotton, ornamentals and on non-crop areas. It is a contact herbicide and light is required for it to affect target plants. It is available in emulsifiable concentrate and granular formulations
Protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitor.
Mode of action
Selective contact herbicide, absorbed more readily by the foliage (and especially the shoots) than by the roots, with very little translocation.
Control of annual broad-leaved weeds and grasses in a variety of tropical and subtropical crops, by pre- or post-emergence application at rates in the range 0.25-2.0 kg/ha. Particular crops include tree fruit (including citrus), vines, nuts, cereals, maize, soya beans, peanuts, rice, cotton, bananas, peppermint, onions, garlic, ornamental trees and shrubs, and conifer seedbeds.
Phytotoxicity Soya beans and cotton may be injured by contact with oxyfluorfen.
Formulation types EC; GR.
|Appearance||yellow to brown crystal solid|
|Acetone Insoluble matter||0.2% max.|
|Acidity (as H2SO4)||0.2% max.|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Oxyfluorfen is available uopn requested.