A systemic organophosphorous insecticide and aphicide, available commercially in the form of granules. Also found in mixtures with chlorpyrifos, fonofos or quinalfos.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and investigations, see Organophosphorous compounds .

[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Oral doses in mg/kg or in concentrations in mg/l:
rats 2-12.5
  ducks 6.5
LC50 (48 h) fish 3.7