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Substance Name: Phorate [ANSI:BSI:ISO]
RN: 298-02-2
UNII: 3W54X3W9IV
InChIKey: BULVZWIRKLYCBC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A cholinesterase inhibitor that is used as an insecticide.

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H17-O2-P-S3

Molecular Weight

  • 260.3813
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Acaricide
  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Cholinergic Agents
  • Cholinesterase Inhibitors
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Insecticide
  • Insecticides
  • Mutation Data
  • Neurotransmitter Agents
  • Pesticides
  • Reproductive Effect

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 225
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 166
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 10 lb
  • TWA 0.05 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction); skin; BEI

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Phorate [ANSI:BSI:ISO]

Name of Substance

  • Phorate
  • Phorate [ANSI:BSI:ISO]

MeSH Heading

  • Phorate

Synonyms

  • 4-01-00-03090 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AC 3911
  • Agrimet
  • AI3-24042
  • American cyanamid 3,911
  • BRN 1708517
  • Caswell No. 660
  • CCRIS 2747
  • Dithiophosphate de O,O-diethyle et d'ethylthiomethyle
  • Dithiophosphate de O,O-diethyle et d'ethylthiomethyle [French]
  • EI3911
  • EINECS 206-052-2
  • ENT 24,042
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 057201
  • Experimental insecticide 3911
  • Foraat
  • Foraat [Dutch]
  • Geomet
  • Granutox
  • HSDB 1183
  • L 11/6
  • Methanethiol, (ethylthio)-, S-ester with O,O-diethyl phosphorodithioate
  • Methanethiol, (ethylthio)-, S-ester with O,O-diethylphosphorodithioate
  • O,O-Diaethyl-S-(aethylthio-methyl)-dithiophosphat
  • O,O-Diaethyl-S-(aethylthio-methyl)-dithiophosphat [German]
  • O,O-Diethyl ethylthiomethyl phosphorodithioate
  • O,O-Diethyl S-(ethylthio)methyl phosphorodithioate
  • O,O-Diethyl S-ethylmercaptomethyl dithiophosphate
  • O,O-Diethyl S-ethylmercaptomethyl dithiophosphonate
  • O,O-Diethyl S-ethylthiomethyl dithiophosphonate
  • O,O-Diethyl S-ethylthiomethyl thiothionophosphate
  • O,O-Diethyl-S-((ethylthio)methyl)phosphorodithioate
  • O,O-Diethyl-S-(ethylthio-methyl)-dithiofosfaat
  • O,O-Diethyl-S-(ethylthio-methyl)-dithiofosfaat [Dutch]
  • O,O-Dietil-S-(etiltio-metil)-ditiofosfato
  • O,O-Dietil-S-(etiltio-metil)-ditiofosfato [Italian]
  • Phorat
  • Phorat [German]
  • Phorate
  • Phorate-10G
  • Rampart
  • RCRA waste number P094
  • Thimenox
  • Thimet
  • Thimet 10-G
  • Thimet 10G
  • Timet
  • UNII-3W54X3W9IV
  • Vegfru
  • Vegfru Foratox
  • VUAgT 182

Systematic Names

  • Phorate
  • Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-diethyl S-((ethylthio)methyl) ester
  • Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-diethyl S-(ethylthio)methyl ester
  • Thimet

Superlist Names

  • Phorate
  • Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-diethyl S-((ethylthio)methyl) ester
  • RCRA waste no. P094

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 298-02-2

FDA UNII

  • 3W54X3W9IV

System Generated Number

  • 0000298022

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H17O2PS3/c1-4-8-10(11,9-5-2)13-7-12-6-3/h4-7H2,1-3H3

InChIKey

BULVZWIRKLYCBC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

P(=S)(SCSCC)(OCC)OCC

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
bird - wild LD50 oral 1mg/kg (1mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 21, Pg. 315, 1972.
duck LD50 oral 600ug/kg (0.6mg/kg)   Down to Earth. Vol. 35, Pg. 25, 1979.
duck LD50 skin 203mg/kg (203mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 47, Pg. 451, 1979.
gerbil LD50 intraperitoneal 1866ug/kg (1.866mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: BRONCHIOLAR CONSTRICTION

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Journal of Animal Morphology and Physiology. Vol. 28, Pg. 234, 1981.
guinea pig LD50 skin 20mg/kg (20mg/kg)   Pesticide Chemicals Official Compendium, Association of the American Pesticide Control Officials, Inc., 1966. Vol. -, Pg. 895, 1966.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 2100ug/kg (2.1mg/kg)   Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 236, Pg. 202, 1959.
mouse LD50 oral 2250ug/kg (2.25mg/kg)   Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 236, Pg. 202, 1959.
quail LD50 oral 7mg/kg (7mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. Vol. 8, Pg. 551, 1984.
rabbit LD50 skin 99mg/kg (99mg/kg)   Farm Chemicals Handbook. Vol. -, Pg. C236, 1991.
rat LC50 inhalation 11mg/m3/1H (11mg/m3)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB277-077,
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 1980ug/kg (1.98mg/kg)   Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 236, Pg. 202, 1959.
rat LD50 intravenous 1200ug/kg (1.2mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB277-077,
rat LD50 oral 1mg/kg (1mg/kg)   Down to Earth. Vol. 35, Pg. 25, 1979.
rat LD50 skin 2500ug/kg (2.5mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 2, Pg. 88, 1960.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -1.50E+01 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 3.56 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 50 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 6.38E-04 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 4.37E-06 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.50E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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