Morpholine Amide Solvent: A New Inert

    Published: Jan 2009

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    A new solvent for agricultural formulation use is described. The solvent, an amide derived from a short chain fatty acid and morpholine, has many desirable physical and chemical properties. In addition to the physical and chemical properties, this paper will present the theoretical Hansen solubility parameters, and present data on solubility of selected agricultural chemicals in the solvent. Briefly, TSCA and FIFRA regulatory requirements for the solvent are covered.


    morpholine amide solvent, pesticide, solubility, Hansen parameters, Teas diagram, toxicology, TSCA, FIFRA, emulsification, phytotoxicity

    Author Information:

    Stern, Alan J.
    Huntsman Corporation, The Woodlands, TX

    Ferguson, David C.
    Huntsman Corporation, The Woodlands, TX

    Committee/Subcommittee: E35.22

    DOI: 10.1520/STP48710S

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