An organophosphorous insecticide, available commercially in the form of soluble concentrates or emulsions, powders for dispersion or microgranules.
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 3-13
 
rabbits  
 
10
  dogs 3
  horses 5
 
ducks  
 
2.1
  pheasants 12
  quail 5.6
  pigeons 2.5
LD cattle 75
 
calves  
 
1.5
 
sheep  
 
20
TD
pigs  
 
25
LC50 (24 h) fish 3