Agent Name

Difethialone

CAS Number

104653-34-1

Formula

C31-H23-Br-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-(3-(4'-Bromo(1,1'-biphenyl)-4-yl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-1-naphthalenyl)-4-hydroxy-2H-1-benzothiapyran-2-one; [ChemIDplus] LM 2219; Generation; Hombre; [Merck Index]

Category

Rodenticides, Anticoagulant

Description

Yellowish-white solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as second generation anticoagulant rodenticide effective for rodents resistant to warfarin; [Merck Index]

Comments

A vitamin K antagonist--causes clotting factor disruption and bleeding tendency; [HSDB] See "Warfarin."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.55E-7 mm Hg

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