A contact, fumigant and translaminar organophosphorous insecticide, available commercially in a range of forms (concentrated emulsions, powders for use as dusts or in smoke generators).
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and investigations, see Organophosphorous compounds


[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Irritant to the skin and mucous membranes.
Oral doses in mg/kg:
LD50 rats 1180-2050
 
rabbits  
 
1150-2300
  chickens 30-60
 
cats  
 
575-1150

Toxic to fish.