Azinphos-ethyl

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Azinphos-ethyl
Skeletal formula of azinphos-ethyl
Ball-and-stick model of the azinphos-ethyl molecule
Names
IUPAC name
3-(Diethoxyphosphinothioylsulfanylmethyl)-1,2,3-benzotriazin-4-one
Other names
Gusathion; Ethyl azinphos
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.018.316
KEGG
RTECS number TD8400000
Properties
C12H16N3O3PS2
Molar mass 345.37 g·mol−1
Appearance Colorless crystals
Melting point 53 °C (127 °F; 326 K)[1]
Hazards
Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):
17.5 mg/kg (oral, rat)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Azinphos-ethyl (also spelled azinophos-ethyl) was a broad-spectrum organophosphate insecticide.

Regulation[edit]

It is very toxic to mammals with a World Health Organization hazard classification as class IB, highly hazardous.[2] It is classified as an extremely hazardous substance in the United States as defined in Section 302 of the U.S. Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (42 U.S.C. 11002), and is subject to strict reporting requirements by facilities which produce, store, or use it in significant quantities.[3]

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