Agent Name

Disulfoton

CAS Number

298-04-4

Formula

C8-H19-O2-P-S3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

BAY 19639; Bayer 19639; Di-Syston G; Di-syston; Disulfoton; Dithiodemeton; Dithiophosphate de O,O-diethyle et de S-(2-ethylthio-ethyle) [French]; Dithiosystox; Dution; Ekatin TD; Ekatine; Ethyl thiometon; Ethylthiometon B; Frumin; Frumin AL; Frumin G; Glebofos; Insyst-D; M-74; M-74 (Pesticide); O,O-Diaethyl-S-(2-aethylthio-aethyl)-dithiophosphat [German]; O,O-Diaethyl-S-(3-thia-pentyl)-dithiophosphat [German]; O,O-Diethyl 2-ethylthioethyl phosphorodithioate; O,O-Diethyl S-(2-(ethylthio)ethyl) dithiophosphate; O,O-Diethyl S-(2-(ethylthio)ethyl)phosphorodithioate; O,O-Diethyl S-(2-eththioethyl) phosphorodithioate; O,O-Diethyl S-(2-eththioethyl) thiothionophosphate; O,O-Diethyl S-(2-ethylmercaptoethyl) dithiophosphate; O,O-Diethyl S-2-(ethylthio)ethyl phosphorodithioate; O,O-Diethyl-S-(2-ethylthio-ethyl)-dithiofosfaat [Dutch]; O,O-Diethyl-S-ethylmercapto-ethyl dithiophosphate; O,O-Dietil-S-(2-etiltio-etil)-ditiofosfato [Italian]; S 276; S-2-(Ethylthio)ethyl O,O-diethyl ester of phosphorodithioic acid; Solvigran; Solvirex; Thiodemeton; Vuagt 1-4; Vuagt 1964; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Oily, colorless to yellow liquid with a characteristic, sulfur odor. [insecticide] [Note: Technical product is a brown liquid.]; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Used on cotton, tobacco, sugar beets, corn, peanuts, wheat, ornamentals, cereal grains, and potatoes; [EXTOXNET]

Comments

Disulfoton is classified as "highly toxic." Formulations of greater than 2% disulfoton may be used only by certified applicators. [EXTOXNET]

Reference Link

EXTOXNET PIP - DISULFOTON

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

0.0002 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 200 mg/m3

Reference Link

ATSDR - ToxFAQs - Disulfoton

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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