Agent Name

Acethion

CAS Number

919-54-0

Formula

C8-H17-O4-P-S2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Acethione; Acetic acid, ((diethoxyphosphinothioyl)thio)-, ethyl ester; Acetic acid, mercapto-, ethyl ester, S-ester with O,O-diethyl phosphorodithioate; Azethion; ENT 25650; Ethoxyphas; Ethoxyphos; Ethyl ((diethoxyphosphinothioyl)thio)acetate; Hercules 4580; O,O-Diethyl S-carboethoxymethyl dithiophosphate; O,O-Diethyl S-carboethoxymethyl phosphorodithioate; Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-diethyl ester, S-ester with ethyl mercaptoacetate; Prothion; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as an insecticide; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

Vapor Pressure

0.000534 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

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