CHEBI:5063 - fipronil

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ChEBI Name fipronil
ChEBI ID CHEBI:5063
Definition A racemate comprising equimolar amounts of (R)- and (S)-fipronil.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
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Roles Classification
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.
GABA-gated chloride channel antagonist

Application(s): insecticide
Strictly, a substance intended to kill members of the class Insecta. In common usage, any substance used for preventing, destroying, repelling or controlling insects.
agrochemical
An agrochemical is a substance that is used in agriculture or horticulture.
acaricide
A substance used to destroy pests of the subclass Acari (mites and ticks).
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Outgoing fipronil (CHEBI:5063) has part (R)-fipronil (CHEBI:83395)
fipronil (CHEBI:5063) has part (S)-fipronil (CHEBI:83396)
fipronil (CHEBI:5063) has role acaricide (CHEBI:22153)
fipronil (CHEBI:5063) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
fipronil (CHEBI:5063) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
fipronil (CHEBI:5063) has role GABA-gated chloride channel antagonist (CHEBI:38999)
fipronil (CHEBI:5063) has role insecticide (CHEBI:24852)
fipronil (CHEBI:5063) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
fipronil (CHEBI:5063) is a racemate (CHEBI:60911)
IUPAC Name
rac-5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulfinyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile
Synonyms Sources
(±)-5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulfinyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile IUPAC
5-amino-1-(2,6-dichloro-α,α,α-trifluoro-p-tolyl)-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulfinyl]pyrazole-3-carbonitrile Alan Wood's Pesticides
Fipronil KEGG COMPOUND
rac-fipronil ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
C11099 KEGG COMPOUND
D01042 KEGG DRUG
EP295117 Patent
fipronil Alan Wood's Pesticides
Fipronil Wikipedia
US5232940 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
120068-37-3 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
120068-37-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
120068-37-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
8090115 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
8090115 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
03 November 2014