A broad-spectrum, contact, organophosphorous insecticide, available commercially in the form of granules, or in concentrated emulsions singly or in combination with lindane plus tetramethrin; used therapeutically as an extemal insecticide.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and investigations, see
Organophosporous compounds

[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Has a low toxicity for animals. Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in mg/l:

rats 250-500
  mice 884
  chickens 280
  cattle 217.5
LD cattle 250
LC50 (96 h)