Agent Name

Fosthietan

CAS Number

21548-32-3

Formula

C6-H12-N-O3-P-S2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(Diethoxyphosphinylimino)-1,3-dithietane; 1,3-Dithietan-2-ylidenephosphoramidic acid diethyl ester; 2-(Diethoxyphosphinylimino)-1,3-dithietane; AC 64475; Acconem; CL 64475; Cyclic methylene (diethoxyphosphinyl)dithio-imidocarbonate; Cyclic methylene diethoxyphosphinodithioimidocarbonate; Cyclic methylene(diethoxyphosphinyl)dithioiminocarbonate; Diethoxyphosphinylimido-1,3-dithiethane; Diethoxyphosphinylimino-2 dithietanne-1,3 [French]; Diethyl 1,3-dithietan-2-ylidenephosphoramidate; Diethyl 1,3-dithiethane-2-ylidene-phosphoramidate; ENT 27,873; Fosthietan [ANSI]; Geofos; Imidocarbonic acid, phosphonodithio-, cyclic methylene P,P-diethyl ester (8CI); Nem-A-Tak; Phosphonodithioimidocarbonic acid cyclic methylene P,P-diethyl ester; Phosphoramidic acid, 1,3-dithietan-2-ylidene-, diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Pale yellow liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as soil insecticide and nematicide; [HSDB]

Comments

A cholinesterase inhibitor; Can be absorbed through skin; [CAMEO]

Restricted

Not currently 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

6.45E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

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