Agent Name

Bensulide

CAS Number

741-58-2

Formula

C14-H24-N-O4-P-S3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Benzenesulfonamide, N-(2-mercaptoethyl)-, S-ester with O,O-diisopropylphosphorodithioate; Benzulfide; Betamec; Betasan; Betasan E; Betasan G; Betasan [OBSOLETE]; Disan; Disan (pesticide); Exporsan; Kayaphenone; N-(2-(O,O-Diisopropyldithiophosphoryl)ethyl)benzenesulfonamide; N-(2-Ethylthio)benzene sulphonamide-S,O,O-diisopropylphosphorodithioate; N-(2-Mercaptoethyl)benzenesulfonamide S-(O,O-diisopropyl phosphorodithioate); N-(2-Mercaptoethylbenzene)sulfonamide S-(O,O-diisopropylphosphorodithioate); N-(beta-O,O-Diisopropyldithiophosphorylethyl)benzenesulfonamide; O,O-Bis(1-methylethyl) S-(2-((phenylsulfonyl)amino)ethyl)phosphorodithioate (9CI); O,O-Bis(1-methylethyl)-S-(2-((phenylsulfonyl)amino)ethyl) phosphorodithioate; O,O-Di-isopropyl S-2-phenylsulphonylaminoethyl phosphorodithioate; O,O-Diisopropyl 2-(benzenesulfonamido)ethyl dithiophosphate; O,O-Diisopropyl S-(2-benzenesulfonylaminoethyl) phosphorodithioate; O,O-Diisopropyl dithiophosphate S-ester with N-(2-mercaptoethyl)benzenesulphonamide; O,O-Diisopropyl phosphorodithioate S-ester with N-(2-mercaptoethyl)benzenesulfonamide; Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-bis(1-methylethyl) S-(2-((phenylsulfonyl)amino)ethyl) ester; Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-diisopropyl ester, S-ester with N-(2-mercaptoethyl)benzenesulfonamide; Pre-San; Prefar; Prefar E; Prefer; R 4461; R-4461; S-(O,O-Diisopropyl phosphorodithioate) ester of N-(2-mercaptoethyl)benzenesulfonamide; S-(O,O-Diisopropylphosphorodithioate) of N-(2-mercaptoethyl)benzenesulfonamide; S-2-Benzenesulfonamidoethyl O,O-di-isopropyl phosphorodithioate; S-2-Benzenesulphonamidoethyl O,O-diisopropyl phosphorodithioate; S-beta-(Benzenesulfonamido)ethyl O,O-diisopropyl dithiophosphate; SAP; SAP (herbicide); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Colorless to white solid; mp = 34 deg C; [ICSC] Colorless or amber liquid above 34.4 deg C; [HSDB] Amber liquid; mp = 33-36 deg C; Supercools and may remain liquid below these temperatures; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a pre-emergence herbicide for control of annual grasses and broad-leaved weeds in lawns, turf, watermelons, cotton, rice, vegetables, rice, and other crops; [HSDB]

Comments

A cholinesterase inhibitor; [ICSC] Caused mild skin and eye irritation in rabbits; Effects observed in chronic feeding studies with rats include inhibition of cholinesterase activity and minor histopathological changes of liver; [HSDB]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

Vapor Pressure

8.0E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 1,750 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 157 deg C; [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

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