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Tebupirimfos structure.svg
Systematic IUPAC name
O-Ethyl O-isopropyl O-[2-(2-methyl-2-propanyl)-5-pyrimidinyl] phosphorothioate[1]
Other names
Tebupirimphos; Phostebupirim; MAT 7484; BAY-MAT 7484; HSDB 7136; Aztec
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.111.584
UN number UN2810
Molar mass 318.37 g·mol−1
Appearance Amber to brown liquid[2]
Density 1.146 g/cm3
Boiling point 135 °C (275 °F; 408 K) 1.5 mmHg[3]
NFPA 704
Flammability code 1: Must be pre-heated before ignition can occur. Flash point over 93 °C (200 °F). E.g., canola oilHealth code 4: Very short exposure could cause death or major residual injury. E.g., VX gasReactivity code 1: Normally stable, but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures. E.g., calciumSpecial hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Flash point 93 °C (199 °F; 366 K)
Related compounds
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Tebupirimfos, also known as phostebupirim, is an organothiophosphate insecticide. It is used on corn crops, including popcorn.[4][5]

The Pesticide Action Network has classified tebupirimphos as a "bad actor" due to its specific hazards. It functions as a cholinesterase inhibitor in humans.[6]


  1. ^ "ChemSpider". Retrieved January 11, 2013.
  2. ^ CID 93516 from PubChem
  3. ^ "MSDS via Chem Service Inc". Retrieved January 12, 2013.
  4. ^ Edwards, Debra (July 31, 2006). "US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs Reregistration Eligibility Decision for Phostebupirim". United States EPA. Retrieved January 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "US EPA Phostebupirim Facts". United States EPA. September 2000. Retrieved January 11, 2013.
  6. ^ "PAN Pesticides Database - Chemicals". Pesticide Action Network. Retrieved January 11, 2013.

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