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fensulfothion (Ref: ENT 24945)
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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: -

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

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UK

General status:
Pesticide type Insecticide, Nematicide
Substance group Organophosphate
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitor.
CAS RN 115-90-2
EC number 204-114-3
CIPAC number 303
US EPA chemical code 032701
Chiral molecule Chiral or specific isomer of chiral molecule
Chemical formula C11H17O4PS2
SMILES S=P(Oc1ccc(cc1)S(=O)C)(OCC)OCC
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1/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
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 -
Example products using this active -
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use or outside scope
Formulation and application details -


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 V3 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 - Acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) 0.337 Q3 Highly toxic 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 V3 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 O - Obsolete substance
US EPA Classification (formulation) No consensus across products or no products available - -
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging -


TRANSLATIONS

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English fensulfothion
French fensulfothion
German Fensulfothion
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Italian -
Spanish fensulfotion
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Record last updated: Thursday 31 July 2014
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk