Agent Name

Fensulfothion

Alternative Name

Dasanit

CAS Number

115-90-2

Formula

C11-H17-O4-P-S2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Dasanit; BAY 25141; Bayer 25141; Chemagro 25141; Daconit; Dasanit; Diethyl p-methylsulfinylphenyl thiophosphate; Fensulfothion; O,O-Diaethyl-O-(4-methylsulfinyl-phenyl)-thionophosphat [German]; O,O-Diaethyl-O-4-methylsulfinyl-phenyl-monothiophosphat [German]; O,O-Diethyl O-(4-(methylsulfinyl)phenyl) phosphorothioate; O,O-Diethyl O-(p-(methylsulfinyl)phenyl) phosphorothioate; O,O-Diethyl O-4-methylsulphinylphenyl phosphorothioate; O,O-Diethyl O-p-(methylsulfinyl)phenyl thiophosphate; OMS 37; Phenol, p-(methylsulfinyl)-, O-ester with O,O-diethyl phosphorothioate; S 767; Terracur P; VUAgT 108; VUAgT 96; p,O-Diethyl O-p-(methylsulfinyl)phenyl thiophosphate; [ChemIDplus] UN3018

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Brown liquid or yellow oil. [pesticide]; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Insecticide and nematocide; [HSDB]

Comments

Inhalation of high concentrations may cause CNS effects; Cholinesterase inhibitor; [ICSC]

Restricted

Use as insecticide cancelled in 1994; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 mg/m3, inhalable fraction and vapor

Vapor Pressure

5.0E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 113 mg/m3/1h

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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