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Procymidone

Procymidone
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Names
IUPAC name
3-(3,5-dichlorophenyl)-1,5-dimethyl-3-azabicyclo[3.1.0]hexane-2,4-dione
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.046.561
KEGG
Properties
C13H11Cl2NO2
Molar mass 284.138 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Procymidone is a pesticide. It is often used for killing unwanted ferns and nettles, and as a dicarboximide fungicide for killing fungi, for example as seed dressing, pre-harvest spray or post-harvest dip of lupins, grapes, stone fruit, strawberries.[1] It is a known endocrine disruptor (androgen receptor antagonist)[citation needed] which interferes with the sexual differention of male rats.[2] It is considered to be a poison.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicine Authority. "Chemical Review Program/Procymidone". Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  2. ^ Ostby J, Kelce WR, Lambright C, Wolf CJ, Mann P, Gray LE (1999). "The fungicide procymidone alters sexual differentiation in the male rat by acting as an androgen-receptor antagonist in vivo and in vitro". Toxicol Ind Health. 15 (1–2): 80–93. doi:10.1191/074823399678846718. PMID 10188193.
  3. ^ Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicine Authority, Chemical Review Program. "procymidone_poster.pdf" (PDF). Retrieved 9 February 2012.

External links

  • Procymidone in the Pesticide Properties DataBase (PPDB)