An organophosphorous insecticide used for the treatment of wheat seed. Available commercially in combination with sulphur or methyl-parathion.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and laboratory investigations, see Organophosphorous compounds.

[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in mg/l:
LD50 rats 10 - 90
  rabbits 1250
  chickens 57
  ducks 121
MTD sheep 25
TD sheep, goats 22
LC50 (48 h) fish 0.2