A contact and ingested organophosphorous insecticide, available commercially in the form of wettable (dispersible) powders. Also used as an external or systemic medication (against subcutaneous larvae).
For etiology, clinical features, treatment and investigations, see Organophosphorous compounds .


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Oral doses in mg/kg:
LD50 rats 450-630
  rabbits 1450
  chickens 75
  sheep 300
  dogs 420
MTD cattle 75
  calves 10
  sheep 100
  horses 100