Agent Name

Sulprofos

CAS Number

35400-43-2

Formula

C12-H19-O2-P-S3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

BAY-NTN-9306; Bayer NTN 9306; Bolstar; Helothion; Mercaprofos; Mercaprophos; Merpafos; NTN 9306; O-Ethyl O-(4-(methylmercapto)phenyl)-S-n-propylphosphorothionothiolate; O-Ethyl O-(4-(methylthio)phenyl) S-propyl phosphorodithioate; O-Ethyl O-(4-(methylthio)phenyl)phosphorodithioic acid S-propyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Tan-colored liquid with a sulfide-like odor; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used to control insects on alfalfa, cotton, corn, peanuts, tobacco, and tomatoes; effective against beet armyworm; [ACGIH]

Comments

High concentrations may cause CNS effects; Cholinesterase inhibitor; [ICSC]

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Cholinesterase activity in red cells = 70% of individual's baseline, sample time discretionary; [ACGIH]

Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction and vapor

Vapor Pressure

1.2E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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