Benefin

Trade name(s) Balan

Manufacturer(s) Loveland Products

Formulation(s) 1.5 lb/gal emulsifiable concentrate, 2.5% granule, 60% dry flowable

Remarks A dinitroaniline compound used as preplant, soil-incorporated, selective herbicide. Requires incorporation with or immediately after application to prevent loss of activity. Residual activity at higher rates or in dry regions may be a problem on subsequent crops.

Water solubility 0.1 ppm

Storage conditions Store above 40°F. If frozen, poor weed control may result.

Acute toxicity LD50 - 5,000 mg/kg

Action in plant Inhibits mitosis, both in shoots and in roots.

Site of action Group 3: microtubule assembly inhibitor

Chemical family Dinitroaniline

Koc Average is 10,000 mL/g