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Omethoate (C5H12NO4PS) is a systemic organophosphorous insecticide and acaricide available as a soluble concentrate. It is used to control insects and mites in horticulture and agriculture, as well as in the home garden.

Omethoate
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Names
IUPAC name
2-[(Dimethoxyphosphoryl)sulfanyl]-N-methyl-acetamide
Other names
Dimethoxon
O,O-Dimethyl S-methylcarbamoylmethyl phosphorothioate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.012.907
KEGG
Properties
C5H12NO4PS
Molar mass 213.19 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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It is an irritant to the skin and mucous membranes.

Its toxicity and hazard potential are still under review because of concerns about its safety.[1]

Other namesEdit

  • Folimat - Registered trademark.

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