Trade name(s) Frontier, Outlook
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