Agent Name

Oxythioquinox

Alternative Name

Chinomethionat

CAS Number

2439-01-2

Formula

C10-H6-N2-O-S2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Chinomethionat; 1,3-Dithiolo(4,5-b)quinoxalin-2-one, 6-methyl-; 2,3-Quinoxalinedithiol, 6-methyl-, cyclic dithiocarbonate (ester); 6-Methyl-1,3-dithiolo(4,5-b)quinoxalin-2-one; 6-Methyl-2,3-quinoxaline dithiocarbonate; 6-Methyl-2,3-quinoxalinedithiol cyclic S,S-dithiocarbonate; 6-Methyl-2,3-quinoxalinedithiol cyclic dithiocarbonate; 6-Methyl-2-oxo-1,3-dithio(4,5-b)quinoxaline; 6-Methyl-2-oxo-1,3-dithiolo(4,5-b)quinoxaline; 6-Methyl-chinoxalin-2,3-dithiol-cyclo-carbonat [German]; 6-Methyl-quinoxaline-2,3-dithiolcyclocarbonate; 6-Methyldithiolo(4,5-b)quinoxalin-2-one; BAY 36205; Bayer 36205; Bayer 4964; Bayer SS2074; Carbonic acid, dithio-, cyclic S,S-(6-methyl-2,3-quinoxalinediyl) ester; Carbonic acid, dithio-, cyclic S,S-ester with 6-methyl-2,3-quinoxalinedithiol; Cetactaelate; Chinomethionate [ISO-French]; Cyclic S,S-(6-methyl-2,3-quinoxalinediyl) dithiocarbonate; Daisonet XL 21; Dithiolo(4,5-b)quinoxalin-2-one, 6-methyl-; ENT 25,606; Forstan; Joust; MQD; Morestan; Morestan 2; Morestane; Quinomethionate; Quinomethionate [BSI]; S,S-(6-Methylquinoxaline-2,3-diyl) dithiocarbonate (9CI); SS 2074; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as acaricide, fungicide, fumigant, and insecticide; Not currently registered with the EPA for use in the US; [HSDB] Banned for use in the EU; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An acaricide, insecticide, and fungicide used against powdery mildews and spider mites on fruits, cotton, ornamentals, greenhouse and other crops; [Ullmann]

Comments

May cause skin irritation (especially in the presence of water); [HSDB] An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.0E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 3,000 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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