Agent Name

Acequinocyl

CAS Number

57960-19-7

Formula

C24-H32-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,4-Naphthoquinone, 3-dodecyl-2-hydroxy-, acetate; 2-(Acetyloxy)-3-dodecyl-1,4-naphthalenedione; 3-Dodecyl-2-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone acetate; AKD 2023; DPX 3792; INT-3792; 1,4-Naphthalenedione, 2-(acetyloxy)-3-dodecyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Yellowish solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an acaricide and insecticide; [HSDB] Registered for ornamental plants grown in greenhouses and shadehouses to control mites; [Reference #1]

Comments

Causes liver injury, increased clotting factor times, and spastic paralysis in high-dose animal studies; [RTECS] In animals, causes mild skin irritation but not sensitization; [HSDB]

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.27E-8 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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