Agent Name

Methyl trithion

CAS Number

953-17-3

Formula

C9-H12-Cl-O2-P-S3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Carbophenothion methyl; Carbophenothion-methyl; Dimethyl p-chlorophenylthiomethyl dithiophosphate; ENT 25,599; ENT 25586; G-29288; Geigy G-29288; Methanethiol, ((p-chlorophenyl)thio)-, S-ester with O,O-dimethyl phosphorodithioate; Methyl carbophenothion; Methyltrithion; Methylcarbophenothion; O,O-Dimethyl-S-(p-chlorophenylthiomethyl)phosphorodithioate; Phosphorodithioic acid, S-(((4-chlorophenyl)thio)methyl) O,O-dimethyl ester; Phosphorodithioic acid, S-(((p-chlorophenyl)thio)methyl) O,O-dimethyl ester; R-1492; S-(((4-Chlorophenyl)thio)methyl) O,O-dimethylphosphorodithioate; S-(((p-Chlorophenyl)thio)methyl) O,O-dimethyl phosphorodithioate; Stauffer R-1492; Tri-Me; Trithion-methyl; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Light yellow to amber liquid or solid; [HSDB] Light yellow to amber liquid with a stench; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide and acaricide for cotton, fruits, vegetables, and forage; [HSDB]

Comments

Moderately irritating to eyes; [HSDB]

Restricted

No longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; No reported commercial production in the US after 1973; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

Vapor Pressure

2.67E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

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