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Trichlorfon Specification

Active Ingredient 95% min.
Appearance White crystalline powder

Trichlorfon Physical And Chemical Properties

Chemical Name Dimethyl (2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyethyl)phosphonate
Empirical Formula C4H8Cl3O4P
CAS No. 52-68-6
Molecular Weight 257.4
Structural Formula

Trichlorfon structural formula

Melting point 83-84°C
Solubility 154g/l in water, Readily soluble in dichloromethane, 2-propanol; soluble in toluene; nearly insoluble in n -hexane
Vapor pressure 1.0mPa ( 20°C )
Acute oral LD50 560-630mg/kg (rat)

Trichlorfon Formulations


Trichlorfon Application


Trichlorfon is an organophosphate insecticide which acts by interfering with an essential nervous system enzyme, cholinesterase. Trichlorfon is a selective insecticide and it works both by contact and stomach poison action.

Used to control cockroaches, crickets, silverfish, bedbugs, fleas, cattle grubs, flies, ticks, leafminers and leaf-hoppers .

Trichlorfon is applied to vegetable, fruit and field crops; livestock; ornamental and forestry plantings; in agricultural premises and domestic settings; in greenhouses, and for control of parasites of fish in designated aquatic environments. Trichlorfon is also used for treating domestic animals for control of internal parasites.

Trichlorfon Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Table Of Content
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  • product information
  • physical and chemical characteristics
  • fire and explosion hazard data
  • health hazards
  • reactivity
  • spill, leak, and disposal procedures
  • special protection information
  • storage and handling
  • federal regulatory information

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