Insecticide Trichlorfon

Insecticide Trichlorfon

Common name trichlorfon (BSI (since 1984), E-ISO, (m) F-ISO); chlorophos (USSR); metriphonate (BAN); DEP (JMAF); trichlorphon* (BSI (before 1984)); dipterex* (former exception, Turkey)
IUPAC name dimethyl 2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyethylphosphonate
Chemical Abstracts name dimethyl (2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyethyl)phosphonate
Other names metrifonate CAS RN [52-68-6] EEC no. 200-149-3

Chemical name for insecticide trichlorfon is (RS)-Dimethyl (2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyethyl)phosphonate. The solubility of this product in water is 120g/L and it is soluble in most organic solvents but insoluble in aliphatic hydrocarbons and petroleum. Because of specific structure, it is combustible in case of fire and high heat and it can release toxic gases phosphine oxide and chloride. As a result, this product should be placed and transported separately from oxidants and bases. As well as that, it should be stored in cool and ventilated warehouse. Without liver oxidation, this product is a direct inhibitor of ChE, so it has quick poisoning and recovery action.

When interacting with alkaline drugs or alkaline substances, insecticide trichlorfon becomes more toxic so overdose is not recommended. Oral preparation of this product should be 1%--3% solution to prevent bad effect or side-effects. In order to ease livestock stomach irritation, appropriate amount of starch can be used together with this product.

Eastchem is an experienced insecticide trichlorfon manufacturer and supplier based in China. Apart from insecticide, we also provide fungicide tebuconazole, fungicide propiconazole, herbicide glyphosate, herbicide paraquat and herbicide dicamba, etc.

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