Triflumuron
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Common name Triflumuron
IUPAC name 1-(2-chlorobenzoyl)-3-(4-trifluoromethoxyphenyl)urea
Chemical Abstracts name 2-chloro-N-[[[4-(trifluoromethoxy)phenyl]amino]carbonyl]benzamide
CAS RN 64628-44-0
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PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

Mol. wt. 358.7 

M.f. C15H10ClF3N2O3 

Form Colourless, odourless powder. 

M.p. 195 ºC 

V.p. 4×10-5 mPa (20 ºC) 

KOW logP = 4.91 (20 °C) 

S.g./density 1.445 (20 ºC) 

Solubility In water 0.025 mg/l (20 ºC). In dichloromethane 20-50, isopropanol 1-2, toluene 2-5, hexane <0.1 g/l (20 ºC). 

Stability Stable to hydrolysis in neutral media and in acids; hydrolysed by alkali: DT50 (22 ºC) 960 d (pH 4), 580 d (pH 7), 11 d (pH 9).

APPLICATIONGS
Chitin synthesis inhibitor. Biochemistry
Ingested insecticide, acting by inhibition of moulting. Mode of action
Control of Lepidoptera, Psyllidae, Diptera, and Coleoptera on fruit, soya beans, vegetables, forest trees, and cotton. Also used against larvae of flies, fleas and cockroaches in public and animal health. Uses
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