chlorpyriphos technical

Chlorpyrifos is a broad-spectrum organophosphate insecticide.Chlorpyrifos is effective in controlling cutworms, corn rootworms, cockroaches, grubs, flea beetles, flies, termites, fire ants, and lice. It is used as an insecticide on grain, cotton, field, fruit, nut and vegetable crops, and well as on lawns and ornamental plants. It is also registered for direct use on animals for control of parasites. It can be used as Termiticide for the control of Termites. Chlorpyrifos acts on pests primarily as a contact poison, with some action as a stomach poison. It is available as granules, wettable powder, dustable powder and emulsifiable concentrate.

Physical and Chemical Properties

Product Name

Chlorpyrifos Technical

Purity

94.00% Min

Sulfotep

0.30% Max

Acetone Insoluble In acetone

0.50% Max

Acidity

0.10% Max as H2SO4

Chemical Family

Organophosphate

IUPAC Name O,O-diethyl-O-3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridl phosphorothioate
CAS No

[2921-88-2]

Empirical Formula

C9H11Cl3NO3PS

Structural Formula
Molecular Weight

350.6

Appearance

Colorless crystals

Odour

Mercaptane Odor

Melting Point

42-43°C

Specific Gravity

1.44 at 20°C

Vapour Pressure

2.7 mPa (25°C)

Solubility

In water 1.4 mg/lit at 25 oC.

Benzene: 7900, Acetone 6500, Chlorform 6300, Carbon disulfide 5900, diethyl ether 5100, xylene 5000, iso-octanol 790, methanol 450 (all in g/kg, 25°C)

Stability

Rate of hydrolysis increases with pH and in the presence of copper and possibility of other metals that can form chelates; DT 50 1.5 d to 100 d

Toxicity
Route Species LD50 Mg/Kg of B/w
Oral Rat

135-163

Dermal Rabbit

>5000

Antidote

Atropine

Packing 200 Ltr UN approved Drums
Formulation Available

20%EC, 40% EC, 40.8% EC,48% EC and 50% EC

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