Agent Name

Hexythiazox

CAS Number

78587-05-0

Formula

C17-H21-Cl-N2-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(4RS,5RS)-5-(4-Chlorophenyl)-N-cyclohexyl-4-methyl-2-oxo-1,3-thiazolidine-3-carboxamide; Acarflor; Acariflor; Calibre; Cesar; DPX Y5893-9; Matacar; NA 73; Nissorun; Ordoval; Savey; Trevi; Zeldox (acaricide); trans-5-(4-Chlorophenyl)-N-cyclohexyl-4-methyl-2-oxo-3-thiazolidinecarboxamide; 3-Thiazolidinecarboxamide, 5-(4-chlorophenyl)-N-cyclohexyl-4-methyl-2-oxo-, (4R,5R)-rel-; 3-Thiazolidinecarboxamide, 5-(4-chlorophenyl)-N-cyclohexyl-4-methyl-2-oxo-, trans-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

White odorless solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an ovicide (kills mite eggs) on various crops including citrus, grapes, pome fruit, hops, strawberries, and dates; [HSDB]

Comments

No adverse effects (blood tests) in about 20 Japanese workers exposed in a manufacturing plant for 3 years; [Reference #1] May cause skin, eye, nose, and throat irritation; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

INCHEM JMPR: Hexythiazox

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.55E-8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 2,000 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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