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General Description

Synonyms: Phosphorodithioic acid, O,O-Dimethyl S-[2-(methylamino) -2-oxoethyl]ester; Cygon; Fostion mm; Perfekthion; Rogor; Roxion; Fosfamid; O,O-Dimethyl S-(N-Methylcarbamoylmethyl) Phosphorodithioate

OSHA IMIS Code Number: D617

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 60-51-5

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: TE1750000; 59171

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

crystals, systemic and contact insecticide
molecular weight: 229.3
melting point: 52° to 52.5°C

Health Factors

Health Effects: LD50 (oral, rat) 250 mg/kg

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: OSHA Versatile Sampler (OVS-2) - 13 mm XAD-2 tube (270/140 mg sections, 20/60 mesh) with Glass Fiber Filter enclosed
    maximum volume: 480 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FPD
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Not Validated
    note: OSHA personnel may obtain sampling tubes from the Salt Lake Technical Center.

Conditions: IPA extraction; Zorbax ODS column; 45% methanol 55% water; 0.1% H3PO4; 1 mL/min; UV det: 210; Retention time = 8 min; DL 3.5 ug/sample; C/P WEB 12/80

Wipe Sampling Method:

  • sampling media: Glass Fiber Filter

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