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

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GENERAL INFORMATION Click here for an explantaion of the general chemical status information
for fensulfothion

Description: Largely obsolete compound formerly used against soil insects in a wide range of crops

Example pests controlled: Soil nematodes, Soil-borne insects

Example applications: Field crops; Vegetables; Fruit; Turf; Ornamentals

Availability status: Obsolete

Introduction & key dates: 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: Click to access a note on the approvals information on this site

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BE

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DE

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FI

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HU

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General status: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Pesticide type Insecticide, Nematicide
Substance group Organophosphate
Minimum active substance purity -
Known relevant impurities -
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
Examples of recorded resistance Delia antiqua
Diabrotica undecimpunctata
Culex pipiens
Physical state Yellow to brown coloured liquid
Related substances & organisms -

Formulations:
Property Click here for information on the general product and branding information used on this site Value
Example manufacturers & suppliers of products using this active now or historically
  • Bayer AG
  • Mobay
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 including emulsifiable concentrates and granules.


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

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Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe environmental fate on this site Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with fate data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret environmental fate data
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) 138 L3 -
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 Volatile
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 Click here for a note on the limitations of the GUS index 2.34 Calculated Transition state
SCI-GROW groundwater index (μg l-1) for a 1 kg ha-1 or 1 l ha-1 application rate Click here for a note on the limitations of the SCI-GROW index Value 7.66 X 10-02 Calculated -
Note -
Potential for particle bound transport index Click here for a note on the limitations of the potential for particle bound transport index - Calculated Low
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 - - -
Surface tension (mN m-1) - - -

Degradation:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance degradation Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with degradation data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance degradation data
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
Plant matrix DT50 (days) Value 3.0 R4 -
Note DT50 range 2.7 - 3.3 days, 2 crops/plants, leaf matrix
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 Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance adsorption and mobility Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with adsorption and mobility data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance adsorption and mobility
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

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Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance ecotoxicology Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with ecotoxicology data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance ecotoxicology
Bio-concentration factor BCF (l kg-1) Low risk Q3 Based on LogP < 3 Low potential
CT50 (days) - -
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) - - -
Non-target plants - - -
- - -
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

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General:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe human health and protection issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with human health and protection data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret human health and protection data
Threshold of Toxicological Concern (Cramer Class) Click here for a note on the limitations of the Cramer class High (class III) - -
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
European MRLs Click here for the EU MRL pesticide database
Drinking Water MAC (μg l-1) - - -

Health issues:
Carcinogen Mutagen Endocrine disrupter Reproduction / development effects Cholinesterase inhibitor Neurotoxicant

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Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

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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 found

Handling issues:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance handling issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with data on handling issues Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret data on handling issues
General Click here for a description of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) codes No information available
CLP classification 2013 -
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases T+ - Very toxic: R27, R28
N - Dangerous for the environment: R50, R53
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases 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 Click here for a description of UN packaging marks -


TRANSLATIONS

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English fensulfothion
French fensulfothion
German Fensulfothion
Danish -
Italian -
Spanish fensulfotion
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Record last updated: Saturday 13 August 2016
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk