terbufos technical

Terbufos is an organophosphate insecticide and nematicide used on corn, sugar beets and grain sorghum. Primarily formulated as granules, it is applied at planting in a band or directly to the seed furrow. Terbufos controls wireworms, seedcorn maggots, white grubs, corn rootworm larvae, and other pests.

Physical and Chemical Properties

Product Name

Terbufos Technical

Purity

85.00% Min

Acidity

0.50% Max as H2SO4

Water Content 0.50% Max
Chemical Family

Organophosphate

IUPAC Name S-tert-butylthiomethyl O,O-diethyl phosphorodithioate
CAS No

[13071-79-9]

Empirical Formula

C9H21O2PS3

Structural Formula
Molecular Weight

288.4

Appearance

Light Yellow liquid

Odour

Mercaptane Odor

Boiling Point

69°C/0.01 mmHg

Specific Gravity

1.11 at 20 oC

Vapour Pressure

34.6 mPa (25°C)

Solubility

In water 4.5 mg/lit. at 27 oC.

Readily soluble in most of organic solvents, e.g, aromatic hydrocarbons, chlorinated hydrocarbons, alcohols, acetone c 300 g/l

Stability

Stable for more than 2 years at room temp.

Decomposes on prolonged heating above 120°C. Hydrolysis DT502-3 d(pH 4-9)
Flash Point

88°C

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

1.6

Dermal Rabbit

1.0

Antidote

Atropine

Packing 200 Ltr UN approved Drums
Formulation Available

10% G

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