Dimethenamid, Dimethenamid-P

Trade name(s) Frontier, Outlook

Manufacturer(s) BASF

Formulation(s) 6 and 7.5 lb/gal emulsifiable concentrate

Remarks A chloroacetamide compound used as a selective, preemergence herbicide, particularly for grass control in field corn. Also controls several broadleaf weeds. Dimethenamid-P is the more active isomer of dimethenamid and is used at lower rates.

Water solubility 1,174 ppm

Storage conditions Stable.

Acute toxicity LD50 - 2,400 mg/kg

Action in plant Inhibits plant cell division and growth.

Site of action Group 15: inhibits very long chain fatty acid synthesis

Chemical family Chloroacetamide

Koc Average is 125 mL/g