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Glufosinate Specification

Active Ingredient 95%min
Appearance Crystalline solide with a slightly pungent odour

Glufosinate Physical And Chemical Properties

Chemical Name Ammonium (±)-2-amino-4-(hydroxymethylphosphinyl)=butanoate
Empirical Formula C5H15N2O4P
Molecular Weight 198.2
Structural Formula Glufosinate structural formula
Melting point 215°C
  • In water 1370 g/L (22°C).
  • In acetone 0.16, ethanol 0.65, ethyl acetate 0.14, toluene 0.14, hexane 0.2(all in g/L, 20°C).
Vapor pressure < 0.1 mPa (20°C)
Corrosive properties  
Explosive properties  
Combustible properties  

Glufosinate Formulations

  13.5% w/v SL; 15% w/v SL; 18% w/v SL.

Glufosinate Application


Glufosinate is a non-selective contact herbicide with some systemic action. Translocation occurs only within leaves, predominantly from the leaf base to the leaf tip.

Glufosinate-ammonium is used for control of a wide range of annual and perennial broad-leaved weeds and grasses in fruit orchards, vineyards, rubber and oil palm plantations, ornamental trees and bushes, non-crop land, and pre-emergence in vegetables.

Also Glufosinate is used as a desiccant in potatoes, sunflowers etc. For control of annual and perennial weeds and gresses in glufosinate-tolerant crops (oilseed rape, maize, soya bean, sugar beet) developed through gene technology.

Glufosinate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

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  • accidental release measures
  • handling and storage
  • exposure controls / personal protection
  • physical and chemical properties
  • stability and reactivity
  • toxicological information
  • ecological information
  • disposal considerations
  • transport information
  • regulatory information
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