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fensulfothion (Ref: ENT 24945)
** HSDB 1580 ** Translations

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GENERAL INFORMATION
for fensulfothion

Description: Largely obsolete compound formerly used against soil nematodes and many soil insects in field crops, vegetables and fruit

Introduction: 1967, first reported

EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414):
Status Not listed
Dossier rapporteur/co-rapporteur Not applicable
Date inclusion expires Not applicable

Approved for use () or known to be used () in the following European countries:

AT

BE

BG

CY

CZ

DE

DK

EE

EL

ES

FI

FR

HU

IE

IT

LT

LU

LV

MT

NL

PL

PT

RO

SE

SI

SK

UK

General status:
Pesticide type Insecticide, Nematicide
Substance group Organophosphate
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Cholinesterase inhibitor. Contact action.
CAS RN 115-90-2
EC number 204-114-3
CIPAC number 303
US EPA chemical code 032701
Chiral molecule Chiral, a specific isomer or a derivative of a chiral molecule
Chemical formula C11H17O4PS2
SMILES S=P(Oc1ccc(cc1)S(=O)C)(OCC)OCC
International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey) XDNBJTQLKCIJBV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1S/C11H17O4PS2/c1-4-13-16(17,14-5-2)15-10-6-8-11(9-7-10)18(3)12/h6-9H,4-5H2,1-3H3
Structure diagram/image available? Yes
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 308.35
PIN (Preferred Identification Name) O,O-diethyl O-[4-(methanesulfinyl)phenyl] phosphorothioate
IUPAC name O,O-diethyl O-4-methylsulfinylphenyl phosphorothioate
CAS name O,O-diethyl O-[4-(methylsulfinyl)phenyl] phosphorothioate
Other status information Marine Pollutant
Herbicide Resistance Classification (HRAC) Not applicable
Herbicide Resistance Classification (WSSA) Not applicable
Insecticide Resistance Classification (IRAC) 1B
Fungicide Resistance Classification (FRAC) Not applicable
Physical state Yellow liquid
Related substances & organisms -

Formulations:
Property Value
Example manufacturers & suppliers of products using this active
  • Bayer AG
Example products using this active
  • Dasanit
  • Terracur
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use or outside scope
Formulation and application details Available in a wide range of formulations.


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

for fensulfothion

Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Solubility - In water at 20oC (mg l-1) 1540 F3 High
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) - - -
Melting point (oC) 25 V3 -
Boiling point (oC) - - -
Degradation point (oC) - - -
Flashpoint (oC) - - -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P 1.70 X 1002 Calculated -
Log P 2.23 V3 Low
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity 1.20 F3 -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC - - -
Note:
Vapour pressure at 25oC (mPa) 6.7 Q3 Intermediate state
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) - - -
Henry's law constant at 20oC (dimensionless) 5.51 X 10-07 Calculated Moderately volatile
GUS leaching potential index 3.01 Calculated High leachability
SCI-GROW groundwater index (μg l-1) for a 1 kg ha-1 or 1 l ha-1 application rate Value 7.66 X 10-02 Calculated -
Note -
Potential for particle bound transport index - Calculated Low
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 - - -
Surface tension (mN m-1) - - -

Degradation:
Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Soil degradation (days) (aerobic) DT50 (typical) 30 F3 Moderately persistent
DT50 (lab at 20oC) 14 F3 Non-persistent
DT50 (field) - - -
DT90 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT90 (field) - - -
Note General literature DT50 range 14-180 days
Aqueous photolysis DT50 (days) at pH 7 Value - - -
Note -
Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value 72.5 Q3 Moderately persistent
Note -
Water-sediment DT50 (days) - - -
Water phase only DT50 (days) - - -

Soil adsorption and mobility:
Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Linear Kd - Q3 Moderately mobile
Koc 91
Notes and range General literature Koc range 77-105 mL/g
Freundlich Kf - - -
Kfoc -
1/n -
Notes and range -
pH sensitivity -


ECOTOXICOLOGY

for fensulfothion

Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Bio-concentration factor BCF Low risk Q3 Based on LogP < 3 High potential
CT50 (days) - -
Bioaccumulation potential - Calculated Low
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) 2.2 L3 Rat High
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) - - -
(ppm diet) - -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) 1.2 V3 Coturnix japonica High
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) - - -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) 0.072 F4 Lepomis macrochirus High
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic crustaceans - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, static, water (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, sediment (mg kg-1) - - -
Aquatic plants - Acute 7 day EC50, biomass (mg l-1) - - -
Algae - Acute 72 hour EC50, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Honeybees Contact acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Oral acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Unknown mode acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) 0.337 Q3 High
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) - - -
Earthworms - Chronic 14 day NOEC, reproduction (mg kg-1) - - -
Other soil macro-organisms - e.g. Collembola LR50 / EC50 / NOEC / % Effect - - -
Other arthropod (1) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect - - -
Other arthropod (2) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect - - -
Soil micro-organisms - - -
Mesocosm study data NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -
NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -


HUMAN HEALTH AND PROTECTION

for fensulfothion

General:
Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) 2.2 L3 Rat High
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) 3.0 V3 Rat -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) 0.113 V3 Rat -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints - -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) 0.003 JMPR 1982 -
ARfD - Acute Reference Dose (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
AOEL - Acceptable Operator Exposure Level - Systemic (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
Dermal penetration studies (%) - - -
Dangerous Substances Directive 76/464 List I - -
Exposure Limits [TLV TWA: 0.01 mg/m] Q3 -
Exposure Routes Public -
Occupational Absorbed through the skin, by inhalation and from the gastrointestinal tract
Examples of European MRLs (mg kg-1) Value -
Note For the EU pesticides database click here
Drinking Water MAC (μg l-1) - - -

Health issues:
Carcinogen Mutagen Endocrine disrupter Reproduction / development effects Cholinesterase inhibitor Neurotoxicant Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Eye irritant

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General human health issues Very toxic

: Yes, known to cause a problem
: No, known not to cause a problem
: Possibly, status not identified
- : No data

Handling issues:
Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
General No information available
CLP classification 2013 -
EC Risk Classification T+ - Very toxic: R27, R28
N - Dangerous for the environment: R50, R53
EC Safety Classification S1/2, S23, S28, S36/37, S45, S60, S61
WHO Classification Ia - Extremely hazardous
US EPA Classification (formulation) No consensus across products or no products available - -
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging -


TRANSLATIONS

for fensulfothion

Language Name
English fensulfothion
French fensulfothion
German Fensulfothion
Danish -
Italian -
Spanish fensulfotion
Greek -
Slovenian -
Polish -
Swedish -
Hungarian -
Dutch -

Record last updated: Wednesday 10 December 2014
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk