bentazone poisoning was presented along with a description of the different analytical methods involved. Bentazone is a herbicide approved for use in the EU. It is highly soluble in water, volatile and, as it is mobile, may present a risk of leaching to groundwater.Bentazone is also moderately toxic to birds, fish, aquatic invertebrates and earthworms. The material shall consist of bentazone together with related. Bentazon is a colorless to white crystalline powder. Commercial product can be a soluble concentrate that may be mixed with water and used as a spray. Molecular weight = 240.3;
Boiling point = (decomposes);
Freezing/Melting point = 137- 139 oC;
Vapor pressure = 10-3 @ 20oC.
Hazard Identification (based onNFPA-704 M Rating System): Health 2, Flammability 2, Reactivity 0. Veryslightly soluble in water;
solubility = 490 mg/L @ 20oC.Physical and toxicological properties may be affected by carrier solvents in commercial formulations.
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