Common name thiophanate-methyl (BSI, E-ISO, (m) F-ISO, ANSI, JMAF)
IUPAC name dimethyl 4,4¡ä-(o-phenylene)bis(3-thioallophanate)
Chemical Abstracts name dimethyl [1,2-phenylenebis(iminocarbonothioyl)]bis[carbamate]
CAS RN [23564-05-8]
Thiophanate-methyl (Benzimidazole) is a broad-spectrumsystemic fungicide that is absorbed by the roots and leavesof the treated plants. It has both protective and curativeaction. It is classified as group I fungicide.
A fungicide used at 30-50 g/ha, and effective against a wide range of fungal pathogens, including: eyespot and other diseases of cereals; scab on apples and pears; Monilia disease and bitter rot on apples; Monilia spp. on stone fruit; canker on fruit trees; powdery mildews on pome fruit, stone fruit, vegetables, cucurbits, strawberries, vines, roses, etc.; Botrytis and Sclerotinia spp. on various crops; leaf spot diseases on beet, oilseed rape, celery, celeriac, etc.; club root on brassicas; dollar spot, Corticium, and Fusarium spp. on turf; grey mould in vines; blast in rice; Sigatoka disease in bananas; and many diseases in floriculture. Also used on almonds, pecans, tea, coffee, peanuts, soya beans, tobacco, chestnuts, sugar cane, citrus fruit, figs, hops, mulberries, and many other crops. Used additionally as a wound protectant for pruning cuts on trees.
Physical And Chemical Properties
CAS NO 23564-05-8
Molecular formula C12H14N4O4S2
Molecular weight 342.39400
Accurate mass 342.04600
Appearance and character colorless crystal, white or light brown powder
Density 1.495 g/cm3
Melting point 172 ¡ã C
Boiling point 478.4 dips C at 760 mmHg
Index of refraction 1.734
Stability Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, alkalies, copper salts.
Vapor pressure 2.58 e-09 mmHg at 25 ¡ã C
CAS Number: 41814-78-2
MDL number: MFCD00072466
EINECS number: 255-559-5
BRN number: 980261