Agent Name

O,O-Diethyl phosphorodithioate

CAS Number

298-06-6

Formula

C4-H11-O2-P-S2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Di-O-ethyl dithiophosphate; Diethyl dithiophosphate; Diethyl phosphorodithioate; Dithiophosphoric acid, O,O-diethyl ester; Kyselina O,O-diethyldithiofosforecna [Czech]; O,O'-Diethyl hydrogen dithiophosphate; O,O-Diethyl dithiophosphate; O,O-Diethyl dithiophosphoric acid ester; O,O-Diethyl hydrogen phosphorodithioate; O,O-Diethyl thiolothionophosphate; O,O-Diethyl-S-hydrogen phosphorodithioate; O,O-Diethyldithiophosphate; Phosphordithioic acid, O,O-diethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organophosphates, Other

Description

Clear almost colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in the synthesis of the pesticide Terbufos; [Ullmann]

Comments

A mutagen, severe eye irritant, and mild skin irritant; Causes somnolence and dyspnea in lethal-dose inhalation studies of rats; [RTECS] Evolves acidic gas on contact with water which can evolve explosive hydrogen gas on contact with metal surfaces; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.05 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,640 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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