Description :

Organophosphate insecticide and acaricide used to control a range of pests including spider mites, aphids, scale insects and leafhoppers. It may be used on a wide variety of food, fiber, and ornamental crops, including greenhouse crops, lawns, and turf. Ethion is often used on citrus and apples.

Chemical Name :

O,O,O′,O′-Tetraethyl S,S′-methylene bis(phosphorodithioate)

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Specification :

Appearance : Amber Liquid
Profenophos content : 95.00%(w/w) Min.
Acidity (as H2SO4) : 0.05 % (w/w) Max.
Moisture content by Karl fisher method : 1.1 mg/lit
Acetone Insoluble Matter : Soluble in most organic solvents

Formulations :

EC, ES, WP or as per customer’s specific requirement

Compatibility :

Incompatible with alkaline materials

Toxicity :

Mammalian Toxicity : Acute oral LD50 for male rats 208mg/kg and rabbits 915 mg/kg
Environmental Toxicity :

Shelf Life :

Two years under normal storage conditions.

Packaging :

Technical Grade : 25 kg, 50 kg and 200kg UN approved HDPE drums.
Formulations : EC: 200Lit in UN approved M.S. Lacquered Drums.