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Chlorfenvinphos
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IUPAC name
Other names Birlane, Dermaton, Sapercon, Steladone, Supona
Identifiers
CAS number 470-90-6 Yes check.svgY
PubChem 5377784
SMILES
InChI
InChI key FSAVDKDHPDSCTO-WQLSENKSBC
ChemSpider ID 4526760
Properties
Molecular formula C12H14Cl3O4P
Molar mass 359.57 g/mol
Appearance Amber liquid
Solubility in water 145 mg/L
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Chlorfenvinphos is an organophosphorus compound that was widely used as an insecticide but has been banned in several countries. It is a colorless solid, but for commercial purposes, it was marketed as an amber liquid. Its use in the U.S. was cancelled in 1991 . Chlorfenvinphos was sold under several brand names.[1]

The molecule can be described as an enol ester derived from dichloroacetophenone and diethylphosphonic acid. The molecule hydroyzes in the environment.

Safety

The substance has harmful effects on the nervous system.[2] The LD50 is 15, 13 mg/kg (rats, oral).

References

  1. ^ Robert L. Metcalf “Insect Control” in Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry” Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2002. doi:10.1002/14356007.a14_263
  2. ^ Chlorfenvinphos summary from U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry[1]

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