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Formothion solution

~80% in xylene, PESTANAL®, analytical standard

Synonym: S-[2-(Formylmethylamino)-2-oxoethyl] O,O-dimethyl dithiophosphate

  • CAS Number 2540-82-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H12NO4PS2

  • Molecular Weight 257.27

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 5942199

  •  MDL number MFCD00210289

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329757175

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Related Categories Alpha Index of All Pesticide Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, E-G, Insecticides,
Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
product line   PESTANAL®
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
contains   acetic acid anhydride as stabilizer
concentration   ~80% in xylene
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
Featured Industry   Agriculture
format   neat
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   [H]C(=O)N(C)C(=O)CSP(=S)(OC)OC
InChI   1S/C6H12NO4PS2/c1-7(5-8)6(9)4-14-12(13,10-2)11-3/h5H,4H2,1-3H3
InChI key   AIKKULXCBHRFOS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Formothion is classified under the group of organophosphorus (OP) insecticides utilized for the protection of crops from a variety of sucking pests and some biting and chewing insects. Its mode of action involves the inhibition of cholinesterase enzyme and it is a suspected endocrine disruptor.

Application

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN 1992 6.1(3) / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
77.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
25 °C - closed cup

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