Agent Name

Nellite

Alternative Name

Diamidafos

CAS Number

1754-58-1

Formula

C8-H13-N2-O2-P

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Diamidafos [ANSI]; Diamidaphos; Diamidfos; Diamidofos; Dowco 169; O-Phenyl-N,N'-dimethyl phosphorodiamidate; Phenyl N,N'-dimethylphosphorodiamidate; Phosphorodiamidic acid, N,N'-dimethyl-, phenyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphate Insecticides

Description

Colorless or white odorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as soil fumigant and nematocide; [HSDB]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; Depressed erythrocyte, plasma, and brain cholinesterase in 90 day animal feeding studies; [HSDB]

Restricted

Cancelled--no longer 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

0.000362 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Organophosphate

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