Ethoprop

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Ethoprop
Ethoprophos Structural Formula V.1.svg
Names
IUPAC name
1-(ethoxy-propylsulfanylphosphoryl)sulfanylpropane
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.032.851
Properties
C8H19O2PS2
Molar mass 242.339
Hazards
Main hazards Toxic
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Infobox references

Ethoprop or Ethoprophos is an organophosphate acetylcholinesterase inhibitor used as an insecticide and nematicide.[1] The European Commission withdrew authorisation for the compound in January 2019. Ethoprop had been an important pesticide for controlling wireworm in potato crops.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bunt, J. A. (1975). Effect and mode of action of some systemic nematicides. Veenman.
  2. ^ Clarke, Adam (31 January 2019). "Pesticide loss brings wireworm challenge for potato growers". Farmers Weekly.