French: glufosinate-P (n.m.)Russian: глюфосинат-П

Status: ISO 1750 (approved)
IUPAC PIN: (2S)-2-amino-4-[hydroxy(methyl)phosphoryl]butanoic acid
IUPAC name: (2S)-2-amino-4-[hydroxy(methyl)phosphinoyl]butanoic acid
1979 Rules:
(S)-2-amino-4-[hydroxy(methyl)phosphinoyl]butyric acid
CAS name: (2S)-2-amino-4-(hydroxymethylphosphinyl)butanoic acid
CAS Reg. No.: 35597-44-5
Formula: C5H12NO4P
Activity: herbicides (organophosphorus herbicides)
Notes: The unresolved enantiomeric mixture of this substance has the ISO common name glufosinate [51276-47-2].
When this substance is used as an ester or a salt, its identity should be stated, for example glufosinate-P-ammonium [73777-50-1], glufosinate-P-sodium [70033-13-5].
The names “L-glufosinate” and “phosphinothricin” have been used in the literature, but they have no official status.
Structure: Structural formula of glufosinate-P
Pronunciation: gloo-fǒs-ǐn-āt pē  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C5H12NO4P/c1-11(9,10)3-2-4(6)5(7)8/h4H,2-3,6H2,1H3,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t4-/m0/s1

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names