|Description : ISOPROTURON is a selective herbicide belonging to the family of substituted ureas and acts principally after root absorption, either pre-emergence or post emergence. It is effective against several broad-leaved weeds and numerous grassy weeds. It is safe to all varieties of soft winter wheat, barley and rye.
Gharda Chemicals Limited for the first time developed a commercial process for manufacture of Isoproturon Technical in India using the urea route. Now GCL is the second largest manufacturer of Isoproturon in the world. Gharda’s Isoproturon is exported to many European markets.
Chemical Name : 3-(4-Isopropylphenyl)-1,1-dimethylurea
CAS Registry No. : [34123-59-6]
UN No : 3077
IMDG : Class 9 (Environmentally Hazardous Substance, Solid, N.O.S.) IMDG 2004 Edition Vol.2, Page No. 152
Structural Formula :
The product conforms to IS : 12004 (1987) and its amendments
a) Appearance : White to greyish white or yellowish crystalline powder
b) Isoproturon content by HPLC : 95% (w/w) minimum
c) Melting Point : 154OC minimum
d) Moisture content by
Karl Fischer method : 0.5% (w/w) maximum
e) i. Acidity (as H2SO4) : 0.1% (w/w) maximum
ii. Alkalinity (as NaOH) : 0.4% (w/w) maximum
Formulations : 50% WP (w/w), 75% WP (w/w), 500 SC (w/v), 75% WDG (w/w) and 83% WDG (w/w).
Compatibility : Compatible with 2,4-D, Cyanazine, Pendimethalin, Trifluralin and many other herbicides.
a) Mammalian toxicity : "Slightly Hazardous".
b) Environmental toxicity : It shows low toxicity to fish, birds and bees.
Shelf-life : Two years under normal storage conditions.
Technical Grade : 650 kg Antistatic Jumbo Bags and 25 kg UN approved Multiwall Paper Sacks or HDPE Woven sacks with LDPE liner.
Formulation : Solid : 20 kg UN approved Multiwall paper sacks with LDPE liner & 25 kg UN approved HDPE woven sacks with LDPE liner material.