Delivery system for agricultural chemicals

  • US 5,160,528 A
  • Filed: 04/05/1990
  • Issued: 11/03/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/11/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A stable emulsifiable concentrate comprising a herbicide which is substantially insoluble in water, an organic diluent, a surfactant and a solvent composed of a component being selected from the group consisting of pyrrolidones having the formula ##STR3## wherein R2 is hydrogen or alkyl having from 6 to 14 carbon atoms and R3 is alkyl having from 6 to 14 carbon atoms with the proviso that at least one of R2 or R3 must contain at least 6 carbon atoms and the sum of the carbon atoms in R2 and R3 cannot exceed 14;

  • alkyl gamma-butyrolactones, alkyl cyclic carbonates, and combinations thereof, wherein the alkyl portion may be distributed at one or more sites on the ring so long as one portion contains at least 6 carbon atoms and the total number of alkyl carbon atoms does not exceed 14, said component being present in an amount, in conjunction with a surfactant, effective to disperse the herbicide.

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