An organophosphorous insecticide, available commercially in the form of concentrated emulsions, used therapeutically as a systemic insecticide for external application only.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and investigations, see Organophosporous compounds


[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Oral doses in mg/kg:
LD50
pheasants  
 
190-315
 
chickens  
 
15-30
 
pigeons  
 
5
  quail 11
 
ducks  
 
6
  pheasants 18
LD sheep 50
TD cattle 25
  dogs 60 for 6 days, or 40 for 12 days.