Agent Name

Fosetyl-aluminum

CAS Number

39148-24-8

Formula

C6-H18-O9-P3.Al

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

32545 RP; Aliette; Aliette Extra; Aluminium phosethyl; Aluminium tris(ethyl phosphonate); Aluminum phosethyl; Aluminum tris(O-ethyl phosphonate); Aluminum tris(O-ethylphosphonate); Aluminum tris(ethyl phosphite); EXP 1659; Efosite aluminum; Efosite-Al; Epal; Fosetyl Al; Fosetyl aluminum; Fosetyl-Al; Hy-Cote; Hy-Tona; LS 74-783; Mikal; Phosethyl; Phosethyl Al; Phosethyl [ISO-French]; Phosethyl aluminum; Phosphonic acid monoethyl ester aluminum salt; R6 Triplo; Rhodax; Rhone-Poulenc; Valiant; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fungicides

Description

White odorless solid; [Merck Index] Colorless solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic fungicide and bactericide to protect lettuce, hops, strawberries, pome fruit, citrus fruit, pineapples, avocados, vines, cucurbits, onions, cocoa, rubber, tobacco, and ornamental plants and shrubs; [HSDB]

Comments

Severely irritating to eyes; [HSDB] In high-dose animal studies, causes slight degenerative changes of the testes of dogs and bladder tumors in mice; A possible human carcinogen; [EPA REDs] In animals fed >1000 ppm, causes adverse pregnancy outcomes; [REPROTOX] An irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,730 mg/m3

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