Agent Name

Dimefox

CAS Number

115-26-4

Formula

C4-H12-F-N2-O-P

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

BFP; BFPO; Bis(dimethylamido)-phosphoryl fluoride; Bis(dimethylamido)fluorophosphate; Bis(dimethylamino)fluorophosphate; Bisdimethylaminofluorophosphine oxide; CR 409; DIFO; Dimefox [ISO]; ENT 19,109; Fluophosphoric acid di(dimethylamide); Fluorure de N,N,N',N'-tetramethyle phosphoro-diamide [French]; Hanane; N,N,N',N'-Tetramethyl-diamido-fluor-phosphin-oxid [German]; N,N,N',N'-Tetramethyl-diamido-fosforzuur-fluoride [Dutch]; N,N,N',N'-Tetramethyl-diamido-phosphorsaeure-fluorid [German]; N,N,N',N'-Tetrametil-fosforodiammido-fluoruro [Italian]; N,N,N,N-Tetramethylphosphorodiamidic fluoride; Pestox 14; Pestox IV; Pestox XIV; Phosphine oxide, bis(dimethylamino)fluoro-; Phosphorodiamidic fluoride, tetramethyl-; S-14; T-2002; TL 792; Terra-systam; Terra-sytam; Terrasytum; Tetra sytam; Tetramethyldiamidophosphoric fluoride; Tetramethylphosphorodiamidic fluoride; Wacker S 14/10; [ChemIDplus] UN3018

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Liquid with a fishy odor; [Merck Index] Yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic insecticide and acaricide mainly for ornamental and non-food crops; [HSDB]

Comments

Very toxic cholinesterase inhibitor; [Merck Index]

Restricted

No longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

Vapor Pressure

0.11 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organophosphorus pesticide, liquid, toxic."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

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