Description :

Temephos is a larvacide which effectively controls the vectors of human diseases such as Malaria, Onchocerciasis, Epidemic Typhus Fever, Filariasis, Dracunculiasis, Yellow Fever, Dengue and various other arbovirus diseases.

Chemical Name :

O,O,O′,O′-tetra methyl O,O′-thiodi-p-phenylene bis(phosphorothioate)

CAS Registry No. :


Structural Formula :

Specification :

Appearance : Pale yellow to brown coloured viscous liquid that may contain crystals below 30°C
Temephos content : 90.00%(w/w)Min.
Acidity (as H2SO4) : 0.30% (w/w) Max.
Moisture content by Karl fisher method : 0.20% (w/w) Max.
Material insoluble in acetone : 0.50% (w/w) Max.

Formulations :

Emulsifiable concentrate 50% (w/w) & (w/v), 44% (w/w) and 1% (w/w) Granules or as per Customer’s specific requirment

Compatibility :

Incompatible with alkaline substances

Toxicity :

Mammalian Toxicity : WHO classification: “Product unlikely to present acute hazardous in normal use”
Environmental Toxicity : It has low toxicity to fish. It has moderate to low toxicity to birds. It has negligible toxicity to bees in aerial application. No noticeable effects on non-target organisms.

Shelf Life :

One year under normal storage conditions.

Packaging :

Technical Grade : 25 kg, 50kg & 200 kg UN approved epoxy coated MS Drums.
Formulations : EC:200Lit in UN approved M.S. Lacquered Drums.