An organophosphorous insecticide, available commercially in the form of liquids for spraying; also used therapeutically as an ectoparasiticide (animal dips), and against household and public health pests.
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 75-119
 
chickens  
 
30-60
LC50 (96 h) fish 8.8