Appearance: white or as white powder.
Purity: 95% Min.
Melting Point: 88-93C.
Vapor Pressure: 0.0049 mPa(20C).
Solubility: In water 1.1 g/l(pH 7,20C). In dichloromethane 610,
benzene 130, methanol 100, n-octanol 5.8 (all in g/kg,20C).
Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures. Unstable
in acids and alkalis.
Toxicity: Acute oral LD50 for rats 1180 mg/kg. Acute percutaneous
LD50 for rats >2150 mg/kg. Mild eye irritant, nonirritating to
skin (rabbits). Inhalation LC50 (4h) for rats >560 mg/m3 air.
Uses: Azamethiphos is a broad-spectrum insect cide. It controls
cockroaches, various beetles, bugs, spiders and other arthropodes.
It is utend kills flies in meadow. It has no toxicity against
mammals. It is particularly efficacious against nuisance flies.
Formulations and applications which encourage oral uptake of the
product by the flies, increase its efficacy against resistant
strains. It is an organo-phosphor insectcide that WHO recommend of