Chlorobenzilate


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chlorobenzilate

[‚klȯr·ō′ben·zə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
C16H14Cl2O3 A yellow-brown, viscous liquid with a melting point of 35-37°C; used as a miticide in agriculture and horticulture.

Chlorobenzilate

 

(ClC6H4)2C(OH)COOC2H5, an acaricide—that is, a chemical preparation used to combat herbivorous mites.

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Residual pesticides, such as chlorobenzilate, diethofencarb, malathion, methiocarb and carbaryl, were not detected.
Of these 16 substances, two--coke oven emissions and nitrosodimethylamine--have zero reported emissions in Greater Houston, two (2,4-dinitrophenol, arsinine) have only negligible modeled ambient concentrations, and 12 have unknown emissions (1,3-propane sultone, 2,4,6-trichlorophenol, 2-chloroacetophenone, 3,3-dimethoxybenzidine, 3,3-dimethyl benzidine, chlorobenzilate, ethyl carbamate, ethylene thiourea, lindane, N-nitrosomorpholine, p-dimethylaminoazobenzene, toxaphene).
The Convention's list includes the following hazardous pesticides: 2,4,5- T, aldrin, binapacryl, captafol, chlordane, chlordimeform, chlorobenzilate, DDT, DNOC and its salts, ethylene dichloride, ethylene oxide 1,2-dibromoethane (EDB), dieldrin, dinoseb, fluoroacetamide, HCH, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, lindane, mercury compounds, monocrotophos, parathion, pentachlorophenol and toxaphene, plus certain formulations of methamidophos, methyl-parathion, and phosphamidon, as well as dustable-powder formulations containing a combination of benomyl at or above 7 per cent, carbofuran at or above 10 per cent and thiram at or above 15 per cent.