Agent Name

Mephosfolan

CAS Number

950-10-7

Formula

C8-H16-N-O3-P-S2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(4-Methyl-1,3-dithiolan-2-ylid-ene)phosphoramidic acid diethyl ester; (Diethoxyphosphinyl)dithioimidocarbonic acid cyclic propylene ester; 1,2-Propanedithiol, cyclic ester with P,P-diethyl phosphonodithioimidocarbonate; 2-(Diethoxyphosphinylimino)-4-methyl-1,3-dithiolane; AC 47470; American Cyanamid CL-47470; CL-47,470; Cyclic propylene (diethoxyphosphinyl)dithioimidocarbonate; Cyclic propylene P,P-diethyl phosphonodithioimidocarbonate (8CI); Cytrolane; Cytrolane insecticide; Diethyl (4-methyl-1,3-dithiolan-2-ylidene)phosphoroamidate; EI-47470; ENT-25,991; Imidocarbonic acid, phosphonodithio-, cyclic propylene P,P-diethyl ester; Mephospholan [ISO-French]; O,O-Diethyl(4-methyl-1,3-dithiolan-2-ylidene)phosphoramidate; P,P-Diethyl cyclic propylene ester of phosphonodithioimidocarbonic acid; Phosphonodithioimidocarbonic acid cyclic propylene P,P-diethyl ester; Phosphoramidic acid, (4-methyl-1,3-dithiolan-2-ylidene)-, diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Colorless or yellow to amber liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as contact and stomach insecticide and acaricide for cotton, fruits, vegetables, maize, and other crops; [HSDB]

Comments

A highly toxic cholinesterase inhibitor; [CAMEO]

Restricted

Not registered in the US for use as pesticide; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

Vapor Pressure

3.18E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

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