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IUPAC name
58842-20-9 [1]
ChEMBL ChEMBL2269816
ChemSpider 5013776 [2]
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Molar mass 160.19 g·mol−1
Appearance Crystals or brown powder
Density 1.388 g/cm3
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Nithiazine is a nitromethylene neonicotinoid insecticide.[3] It has been classified as a "Bad Actor chemical" by the Pesticide Action Network.[1] It is irritating to the eyes and skin, and is moderately toxic to mammals.[4]

Nithiazine does not act as an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Nithiazine - Identification, toxicity, use, water pollution potential, ecological toxicity and regulatory information". PAN Pesticides Database - Chemicals. Pesticide Action Network. 
  2. ^ CSID:5013776, (accessed 04:44, Jan 14, 2013)
  3. ^ "nithiazine data sheet". Compendium of Pesticide Common Names. 
  4. ^ "nithiazine (Ref: BA 32476 )". University of Hertfordshire. 
  5. ^ Schroeder, M. E.; Flattum, R. F. (October 1984). "The Mode of Action and Neurotoxic Properties of the Nitromethylene Heterocycle Insecticides". Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 22 (2): 148–160. doi:10.1016/0048-3575(84)90084-1.