Safety (MSDS) data for atrazine  

Safety (MSDS) data for atrazine

Hazard: harmful


    Synonyms: 6-chloro-N-ethyl-N'-isopropyl-1,3,5-triazine-2,4-diamine, very large number of trade names, including Atrex, Atratol, Laddock, Crisazine, atazinax, chromozin, radizine, weedex a, Candex and many others.
    Use: herbicide, plant growth regulator
    Molecular formula: C8H14ClN5
    CAS No: 1912-24-9
    EINECS No:

Physical data

    Appearance: colourless crystals or white powder
    Melting point: 175 C
    Boiling point: 200 C
    Vapour density:
    Vapour pressure:
    Density (g cm-3): 1.187
    Flash point:
    Explosion limits:
    Autoignition temperature:
    Water solubility: slight


    Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


    Harmful by ingestion, inhalation and in contact with skin. Suspected human carcinogen when exposure is chronic. May cause reproductive defects. May cause allergic skin reaction. Typical PEL 5 mg/m3.

Transport information

Personal protection

    Safety glasses, gloves, good ventilation.

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