Agent Name

Coumafuryl

CAS Number

117-52-2

Formula

C17-H14-O5

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-(1-Furyl-2-acetylethyl)-4-hydroxycoumarin; 3-(alpha-Acetonylfurfuryl)-4-hydroxycoumarin; 3-(alpha-Furyl-beta-acetylaethyl)-4-hydroxycumarin [German]; 4-(2-Furyl)-4-(4-hydroxy-3-coumarinyl)-2-butanone; 4-(2-Furyl)-4-(4-hydroxy-3-kumarinyl)-2-butanon [Czech]; Coumafuryl [ISO]; Cumafuryl [German]; Fumarin; Kill-Ko Rat; Krumkil; Kumatox; Lurat; Mouse blues; Ratafin; Tomarin; [ChemIDplus] UN3027

Category

Rodenticides, Anticoagulant

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as anticoagulant rodenticide; [HSDB]

Comments

A vitamin K antagonist--causes clotting factor disruption and bleeding; [HSDB] First generation anticoagulant rodenticide; Discontinued by Rhone-Poulenc; [INCHEM] See "Warfarin."

Restricted

Cancelled--no longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.17E-11 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Coumarin derivative pesticide, solid, toxic."

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