Delivery system for agricultural chemicals

  • US 5,176,736 A
  • Filed: 11/04/1991
  • Issued: 01/05/1993
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/11/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A stable emulsifiable concentrate comprising an agriculturally active herbicide which is substantially insoluble in water, an organic diluent selected from the group consisting of soybean oil, rape seed oil, long-chain alcohols, long-chain ketones, long-chain esters, and ethers, and aromatic petroleum oils, a surfactant and a solvent composed of first and second components, said first component having a sufficiently high hydrophilic property and being present in an amount effective to solubilize the agriculturally active herbicide, and the second component being selected from the group consisting of octylpyrrolidone, dodecylpyrrolidone, N-2-ethylhexylpyrrolidone, and mixtures thereof, and being present in an amount, in conjunction with a surfactant, effective to disperse the agriculturally active herbicide.

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