(Also known as: CYP; cyanophenphos; S-4087; cyanofenfos; ENT 25832)
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: Mammals acute toxicity: High; Acetyl cholinesterase inhibitor; Neurotoxicant
Use mainly for the control of insects affecting livestock such as blow flies, lice and ticks.
Considered obsolete but may be available in some countries
Introduction & key dates
1960, first reported
Examples of species treated
Cyanofenphos is a chiral molecule forming (+) and (-) optical isomers. The technical material is an isomeric mixture.
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