Chinese: 噁霉灵French: hymexazol (n.m.)Russian: гимексазол

Status: ISO 1750 (published)
PIN: 5-methyl-1,2-oxazol-3-ol
IUPAC: 5-methylisoxazol-3-ol
CAS: 5-methyl-3(2H)-isoxazolone
CAS Reg. No.: 10004-44-1
Formula: C4H5NO2
Activity: fungicides (oxazole fungicides)
plant growth regulators (growth stimulators)
Notes: The IUPAC name and the structural formula correspond to the information provided by the manufacturer. The CAS name and Registry Number are for the tautomer that is preferred under the CAS nomenclature rules.
The orthodox Chinese form “噁霉灵” is used in GB 4839-2009 Chinese common names for pesticides, but the vulgar form “恶霉灵” is also used in the literature.
The name “hydroxyisoxazole” is approved by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
Structure: Structural formula of hymexazol
Pronunciation: hī-měks-a-zǒl  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C4H5NO2/c1-3-2-4(6)5-7-3/h2H,1H3,(H,5,6)

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names