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Phoxim Structural FormulaeV.1.svg
CAS number 14816-18-3 YesY
PubChem 9570290
ChemSpider 25076 N
KEGG D08373 YesY
MeSH Phoxim
ATCvet code QP53AE03
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C12H15N2O3PS
Molar mass 298.30 g mol−1
Appearance Brownish red liquid
Density 1.17 g/cm3
Melting point 6.1 °C (43.0 °F; 279.2 K)
Boiling point 102
Solubility in water 7 ppm
R-phrases R22 R50/53
S-phrases (S2) S36 S60 S61
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Phoxim is an organophosphate insecticide that is produced by the Bayer corporation. It is an analogous dimethyl ester and an organothiophosphate acaricide.[2] It is allowed for use in limited applications in the European Union.[3] It is banned for use on crops in the European Union since 22 December 2007.[4]

It is used in veterinary medicine to treat ectoparasitic acarids.


  1. ^ "Phoxim PubChem entry". Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  2. ^ Phoxim Data Sheet
  3. ^ Commission for Veterinary Medicinal Products; Phoxim Summary Report
  4. ^ COMMISSION DECISION of 21 June 2007 concerning the non-inclusion of certain active substances in Annex I to Council Directive 91/414/EEC and the withdrawal of authorisations for plant protection products containing these substances

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