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Chemical Abstract Number (CAS #) 107493
CASRN 107-49-3
SynonymsTetraethylpyrophosphate
TEPP
Phosphoric acid, tetraethyl ester
Pyrophosphoric acid, tetraethyl ester
Molecular FormulaC8H20O7P2

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Use INSECTICIDE-ACARICIDE; USED ON THREE VEGETABLE CROPS AND THREE FRUIT CROPS; ONE OF FIRST ORG PHOSPHATE INSECTICIDES IN US (1946); LARGELY REPLACED BY OTHER PRODUCTS. Formerly used for treatment of glaucoma. IT IS USED IN THE CONTROL OF SOME APHIDS, SPIDER MITES, MEALYBUGS, AND LEAFHOPPERS & THRIPS. CONTACT POISON VERY EFFECTIVE AGAINST ACTIVE STAGES OF MITES & OTHER SOFT BODIED INSECTS.
Consumption Patterns 100% FOR AGRICULTURE (1975) (1974) 4.54X10 7 GRAMS (CONSUMPTION)
Apparent Color MOBILE LIQUID ; COLORLESS LIQUID
Odor AGREEABLE ODOR ; AROMATIC; FAINT FRUITY
Boiling Point 82 DEG C @ 0.05 MM HG; 124 DEG C @ 1.1 MM HG; 138 DEG C @ 2.3 MM HG
Molecular Weight 290.22
Density 1.185 @ 20 DEG C/4 DEG C
Sensitivity Data Contact with liq causes irritation of eyes & skin.
Environmental Fate Aquatic or Terrestrial Fate: Rapidly hydrolyzed in the presence of moisture.

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