Action/Use: Famoxadone is an oxazolidinedione fungicide acknowledged for effective preventive effects and broad fungicidal spectrum. It is used to control a diverse array of foliar fungal diseases. It works primarily by protective action on the plant. For use on cucurbits, head lettuce, peppers, potatoes, tomatoes. Under development for cereals and grapes.
Common Name: Famoxadone (ANSI, BSI, ISOPA)
CAS No: 131807-57-3
Molar mass: 374.4
Melting point: 141.3-142.3C
Vapor pressure； 6.4X10-7Pam3 mol-1 at 20C
Solubility:52 ppb at 20°C in water and readily soluble in most organic solvents (except hexane)
Stability: Stable in acidic aqueous solution. Unstable in neutral to basic conditions. Stable in most organic solvents such as acetone, acetonitrile,and ethyl acetate.
Other properties: The oxazolidinedione ring is unstable in aqueous basic solution; the N-N bond is also susceptible to cleavage when attacked by hydroxyl radicals/
Toxicity:(Rat): Oral LD50 >5000 mg/kg; Dermal LD50 >2000 mg/kg