Agent Name

Fosamine-ammonium

CAS Number

25954-13-6

Formula

C3-H8-N-O4-P.H3-N

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Ammonium ethyl (aminocarbonyl)phosphonate; Ammonium ethyl carbamoyl phosphonate; Ammonium ethyl carbamoylphosphonate solution; Ammonium, ethyl carbamoylphosphonate; Ammonium-aethyl-carbamoyl-phosphonat [German]; DPX 1108; Fosamine [ANSI]; Fosamine ammonium; Fosamine ammonium salt; Krenite; Krenite brush control agent; Phosphonic acid, (aminocarbonyl)-, monoethyl ester, monoammonium salt; Phosphonic acid, carbamoyl-, monoethyl ester, ammonium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Colorless or white solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as herbicide to control woody brush in public easements, forestry, and other non-cropland; [HSDB] No registered food uses; [Reference #1]

Comments

An eye irritant; [MSDSonline]

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.98E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 57,000 mg/m3/1h

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