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Title: Chlordimeform  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of IARC Group 3 carcinogens, Insecticides, Attractive toxic sugar baits, Silafluofen, Empenthrin
Collection: Amidines, Aromatic Compounds, Organochloride Insecticides
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CAS number  YesY
ChemSpider  YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C10H13ClN2
Molar mass 196.68 g mol−1
Appearance White crystalline solid
Melting point 32 °C (90 °F; 305 K) (225-227 °C, hydrochloride)
Solubility in water 250 mg/L
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Chlordimeform is an acaricide (pesticide) active mainly against motile forms of mites and ticks and against eggs and early instars of some Lepidoptera insects.[1] After the International Agency for Research on Cancer reported sufficient evidence that its major metabolite was a carcinogen, its use has ceased and its registration has been withdrawn in most countries.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Chlordimeform, International Program on Chemical Safety, World Health Organization
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