(Also known as: chlorphoxime; Bayer 78182; BAY 78182; BAY SRA 7747)
Chlorphoxim is an organophosphate insecticide. Little information is available regading its environmental fate It is highly toxic to birds but has a low fish toxicity. Mammalian toxicity is also considered to be low but chlorphoxim is a cholinesterase inhibitor and a neurotoxin.
The following alerts are based on the data in the tables below. An absence of an alert does not imply the substance has no implications for human health, biodiversity or the environment but just that we do not have the data to form a judgement.
Ecotoxicity High alert: Birds acute ecotoxicity: High
Warning: Significant data are missing
Human health High alert: Acetyl cholinesterase inhibitor; Neurotoxicant
Chlorphoxim is an obsolete public health insecticide
Considered obsolete but may be available in some countries
Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D. and Green, A. (2016) An international database for pesticide risk assessments and management. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 22(4), 1050-1064. DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2015.1133242