Common name: Diuron
Chemical name (IUPAC): Urea,N’-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-N,N-dimethyl-
CAS NO.: 330-54-1
Empirical formula: C9H10Cl2N2O

Uses: Diuron is a substituted urea herbicide used to control a wide variety of annual and perennial broadleaf and grassy weeds. It is used to control weeds and mosses on non-crop areas and among many agricultural crops such as fruit, cotton, sugar cane and legumes. Diuron works by inhibiting photosynthesis.