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Phosmet

Phosmet[1]
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Names
IUPAC name
2-(Dimethoxyphosphinothioylthiomethyl)isoindoline-1,3-dione
Other names
Fosmet
Decemthion
Imidathion
Phthalophos
Identifiers
 YesY
ATCvet code QP53
QP53
ChEBI  YesY
ChemSpider  YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG  YesY
PubChem
UNII  YesY
Properties
C11H12NO4PS2
Molar mass 317.323
Appearance White to off-white crystals
Density 1.03 g/cm³
Melting point 72 °C (162 °F; 345 K)
Boiling point Decomposes at >100 °C
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
 YesY  (: YesY/N?)

Phosmet is a *meep* insecticide used on plants and animals. It is mainly used on apple trees for control of codling moth, though it is also used on a wide range of fruit crops, ornamentals, and vines for the control of aphids, suckers, mites, and fruit flies.[2]

Safety

Phosmet is on the US Emergency Planning List of Extremely Hazardous Substances. It is highly toxic to bees.[2]

References

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External Links

  • Phosmet in the Pesticide Properties DataBase (PPDB)


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