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ECHA invites harmonized classification and labeling comments on flumioxazin and propylene oxide

2:22 AM MDT | September 9, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on two new proposals for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). The chemicals concerned are flumioxazin (N-(7-fluoro-3,4-dihydro-3-oxo-4-prop-2-ynyl-2H-1,4-benzoxazin-6-yl)cyclohex-1-ene-1,2-dicarboxamide) and propylene oxide. Flumioxazin is a herbicide used in the cultivation of mainly soy beans, cotton, and sugar cane. It is also effective against weeds resistant to glyphosate. Propylene oxide is used in manufacturing polyether polyols for urethanes, propylene glycols, glycol ethers, and...

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