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Acephate Specification

Active Ingredient 98% min., 95% min.
Appearance White solid

Acephate Physical And Chemical Properties

Chemical Name O,S-dimethyl acetylphosphoramidothioate
Empirical Formula C4H10NO3PS
CAS No. 30560-19-1
Molecular Weight 183.2
Structural Formula Acephate Structural Formula
Melting point 82-89°C
Solubility 650g/l in water, 151g/l in acetone, >100g/l in ethanol
Vapor pressure 0.226mPa at 20°C
Acute oral LD50 866-945mg/kg (rat)

Acephate Formulations


Acephate Application


Acephate has contact and systemic action. Acephate acts by inhibiting the enzyme acetylcholinesterase which is necessary for control of nerve transmission. Method of application: backpack, vehicular and aerial sprays; direct tree trunk injection. Use at 0.094 to 0.75 pounds of active ingredient per acre.

Acephate is used for beans, Brussels sprouts, cotton, cranberries, head lettuce, peanuts and tobacco.

Effective against alfalfa looper, aphids, armyworm, bagworm, bean leaf beetle, bean leafroller, blackgrass bugs, bollworm, budworm, cabbage looper, cankerworm, corn earworm, cranberry blossomworm, cutworms, diamondback moth, European corn borer, fireworm, fleahopper, grasshoppers, green cloverworm, gypsy moth, hornworm, imported cabbageworm, imported fire ants, lace bugs, leafhoppers, leafminers, leafrollers, lygus bugs, Mexican bean beetle, Mormon crickets, oak moth, saltmarsh caterpillar, soybean looper, spanworm, Sparganothis, stink bugs, tent caterpillars, threecornered alfalfa hopper, thrips, velvetbean caterpillar, webworm, and whiteflies and Insect control in forests, tobacco, and ornamentals.

Acephate Toxicology Data

Table Of Content
  • Acute Oral Toxicity Study
  • Acute Dermal Toxicity Study
  • Acute Eye Irritation Study
  • Acute Skin Irritation Study
  • Skin Sensitization Test
  • Acute Inhalation Toxicity Study
  • Ames Test
  • Micronucleus Test
  • Delayed Neurotoxicity Study
  • Bone marrow micronucleus test
  • Spermatogonial Chromosome Aberration Test
  • Bacilius subtilis Repair Test
  • Acute Flea Toxicity Study
  • Acute Fish Toxicity Study

Acephate Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

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  • chemical product and company identification
  • composition / information on ingredients
  • hazards identification
  • first aid measures
  • fire fighting measures
  • accidental release measures
  • handling and storage
  • exposure controls / personal protection
  • physical and chemical properties
  • stability and reactivity
  • toxicological information
  • ecological information
  • disposal considerations
  • transport information
  • regulatory information
  • other information

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Jadis Corporation, France

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