Quinalphos

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Quinalphos
Quinalphos.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 13593-03-8 YesY
PubChem 26124
ChemSpider 24335
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C12H15N2O3PS
Molar mass 298.30 g mol−1
Appearance Reddish brown liquid
Melting point 31 °C (88 °F; 304 K)
Solubility in water 17.8 mg/L at 22 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Quinalphos is an organothiophosphate chemical chiefly used as a pesticide. It is a reddish brown liquid. The chemical formula is C12H15N2O3PS, and IUPAC name O,O-diethyl O-quinoxalin-2-yl phosphorothioate.[1][2] Ranked 'moderately hazardous' in World Health Organization's (WHO) acute hazard ranking, use of quinalphos is either banned or restricted in most nations.[3] Quinalphos, which is classified as a yellow label (highly toxic) pesticide in India, is widely used in the following crops: wheat, rice, coffee, sugarcane, and cotton.

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