CHEBI:6902 - metolachlor

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ChEBI Name metolachlor
Definition A racemate that consists of equimolar amounts of (R)- and (S)-metolachlor.
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Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Biological Role(s): xenobiotic
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
Application(s): herbicide
A substance used to destroy plant pests.
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Outgoing metolachlor (CHEBI:6902) has part (R)-metolachlor (CHEBI:83646)
metolachlor (CHEBI:6902) has part (S)-metolachlor (CHEBI:83647)
metolachlor (CHEBI:6902) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
metolachlor (CHEBI:6902) has role herbicide (CHEBI:24527)
metolachlor (CHEBI:6902) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
metolachlor (CHEBI:6902) is a racemate (CHEBI:60911)
Synonym Source
2-Chloro-6'-ethyl-N-(2-methoxy-1-methylethyl)-o-acetotoluidine ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
metolachlor Alan Wood's Pesticides
Metolachlor Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2743537 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
51218-45-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
51218-45-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
07 November 2014
General Comment
2014-10-29 Stravs M, Schymanski E, Singer H, Department of Environmental Chemistry, Eawag