Agent Name

4-Nitro-3-trifluoromethylphenol

Alternative Name

TFM

CAS Number

88-30-2

Formula

C7-H4-F3-N-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

TFM; 3-Trifluoromethyl-4-nitrophenol; Dowlap F; Lamprecid; Lamprecide; Phenol, 4-nitro-3-(trifluoromethyl)-; TFM; TMF; m-Cresol, 4-nitro-alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Yellow to orange solid; [HSDB] Yellow to pale brown solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to kill the parasitic sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, which preys upon commercial fish species of the Great Lakes; Restricted Use Pesticide; Only for sale to and application by certified applicators of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and Provincial and State Fish and Game employees; [HSDB]

Comments

"Sea Lamprey Larvicide" is a corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin and eyes; [HSDB] May cause skin irritation; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00133 mm Hg

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