Agent Name

Fenamiphos

CAS Number

22224-92-6

Formula

C13-H22-N-O3-P-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-(Methylethyl)-ethyl 3-methyl-4-(methylthio)phenyl phosphoramidate; BAY 68138; BAY sra 3886; Ethyl 3-methyl-4-(methylthio)phenyl (1-methylethyl)phosphoramidate; Ethyl 3-methyl-4-(methylthio)phenyl isopropylphosphoramidate; Ethyl 4-(methylthio)-m-tolyl isopropylphosphoramidate; Fenamiphos; Isopropylamino-O-ethyl-(4-methylmercapto-3-methylphenyl)phosphate; Methaphenamiphos; Nemacur; Nemacur P; O-Aethyl-O-(3-methyl-4-methylthiophenyl)-isopropylamido-phosphorsaeureester [German]; Phenamiphos; Phenamiphos [ISO-French]; Phosphoramidic acid, isopropyl-, ethyl 4-(methylthio)-m-tolyl ester; SRA 3886; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Off-white to tan, waxy solid. [insecticide] [Note: Found commercially as a granular ingredient (5-15%) or in an emulsifiable concentrate (400 g/l).]; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Fenamiphos is a systemic, organophosphate nematicide used on tobacco, turf, bananas, pineapples, citrus crops, vegetables, and grains. [EXTOXNET]

Comments

Classified as "highly toxic" and may be used only by a certified applicator; [EXTOXNET]

Reference Link

EXTOXNET PIP - FENAMIPHOS

Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.05 mg/m3, inhalable fraction and vapor

Vapor Pressure

5.0E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 91 mg/m3/4h

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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