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Chemical Abstract Number (CAS #) 6923224
CASRN 6923-22-4
SynonymsMonocrotophos
Phosphoric acid, dimethyl 1-methyl-3-(methylamino)-3-oxo-1-propenyl ester, (E)
Azodrin
Corophos
Monocil
Parryfos
Analytical Method EPA Method 8141
Molecular FormulaC7H14NO5P

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Use INSECTICIDE & ACARICIDE ON COTTON, POTATOES, PEANUTS, ORNAMENTALS, TOBACCO; & FOR SUGARCANE BORERS. FORMER USE /Monocrotophos is a fast-acting systemic and contact insecticide of short persistence. 1012] /MONOCROTOPHOS IS A FAST-ACTING INSECTICIDE WITH BOTH SYSTEMIC & CONTACT ACTION, USED AGAINST A WIDE RANGE OF PESTS INCLUDING MITES, SUCKING INSECTS, LEAF-EATING BEETLES, BOLLWORMS AND OTHER LEPIDOPTEROUS LARVAE ON VARIETY OF CROPS. Used on cotton for bollworms, fleahoppers, boll weevil, loopers, pink bollworm, plant bugs (lygus), beet armyworm, white flies, thrips and mites. On peanuts for mites, granulate cutworms, and lesser cornstalk borers. On tobacco for tobacco hornworm, vegetable weevil, green peach aphid and tobacco budworm. Control of a broad spectrum of pests, including sucking, chewing, and boring insects, and spider mites on cotton, deciduous fruits, citrus fruits, vines, olives, hops, rice, maize, sorghum, coffee, sugar cane, sugar beet, groundnuts, potatoes, tomatoes, soya beans, vegetables, ornamentals, and tobacco.
Consumption Patterns 40% AS AN INSECTICIDE & ACARICIDE ON COTTON; 30% AS AN INSECTICIDE & ACARICIDE ON TOBACCO; AND 30% AS AN INSECTICIDE & ACARICIDE ON OTHER FIELD CROPS & VEGETABLES (1974).
Apparent Color Colorless crystals; Reddish brown solid
Odor MILD ESTER ODOR
Boiling Point 125 DEG C @ 760 MM HG
Melting Point 54-55 DEG C
Molecular Weight 223.16
Density 1.33 g/cu cm (20 deg C)
Environmental Fate TWO PLOTS OF MATURE VALENCIA ORANGE TREES SPRAYED WITH AZODRIN. ONE AT RATE OF 10 LB AND OTHER 1 LB TECHNICAL AZODRIN/ACRE. RESIDUE HALF-LIFE WAS 16 & 13 DAYS, RESPECTIVELY. AZODRIN PENETRATED INTO RIND RAPIDLY AND WAS NOT REMOVED BY WASHING FRUIT 12 DAYS AFTER TREATMENT. Aquatic reactions: persistence in riverwater in a sealed glass jar under sunlight & artificial fluorescent light-initial concentration= 10 ug/l: % of original compound found after 1 hr 100; 1 wk 100; 2 wk 100; 4 wk 100; 8 wk 100.

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