An organophosphorous insecticide, available commercially in the form of powders for spraying or dusting, and concentrated emulsions.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and investigations, see Organophosphorous compounds


[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in mg/l:
LD50  
 
rats 9-25
  rabbits 10
 
ducks  
 
5.6
  quail 5.6
 
pheasants  
 
12
  dogs 3
LD sheep, goats 20
TD
pigs  
 
3
MTD calves 0.5
  cattle 50
LC50 (48 h) fish 0.04
(24 h) fish 3.5