Agent Name

(D)-Ethionine

CAS Number

535-32-0

Formula

C6-H13-N-O2-S

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Butyric acid, 2-amino-4-(ethylthio)-, D-; D-2-Amino-4-(ethylthio)butyric acid; D-Ethionine; D-Homocysteine, S-ethyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

White flakes; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a foliar spray to lower the incidence of potato common scab; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes changes to the blood after intraperitoneal administration with an LD50 of 185 mg/kg; [RTECS] Causes liver injury by interfering with metabolic pathways; [HSDB] An irritant; Targets the liver; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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