Agent Name

Sulfluramid

CAS Number

4151-50-2

Formula

C10-H6-F17-N-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Alstar (pesticide); Finitron; GX 071; Mirex S; N-Ethyl-1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-heptadecafluoro-1-octanesulfonamide; N-Ethylperfluorooctanesulfonamide; N-Ethylperfluorooctylsulfonamide; 1-Octanesulfonamide, N-ethyl-1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,8-heptadecafluoro-; N-Ethylheptadecafluorooctanesulphonamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Colorless solid; [HSDB] Off-white powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide for control of household ants and cockroaches; [HSDB]

Comments

Not mutagenic; A mild skin irritant; [HSDB] Causes weight loss in high-dose oral studies of mice; [RTECS] A mild skin irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.28E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 4,400 mg/m3/4h

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