Other Name: S-[(6-chloro-2-oxooxazolo[4,5-b]pyridin-3(2H)-yl)methyl] O,O-dimethyl phosphorothioate
CAS Number: [ 35575-96-3 ]
Molecular Formula: C9H10ClN2O5PS
Azamethiphos is an organophosphorus insecticide which acts by inhibition of cholinesterase activity. It is used as a pesticidal spray for control of flies and cockroaches in warehouses and other buildings.
In veterinary medicine, Azamethiphos has been proposed for use in fish farming to control external parasites of the Altantic Salmon without bioaccumulation of residues as it, and Azamethiphos is very water-soluble and is not expected to accumulate in sediments as well.
Mode of action
Insecticide with contact and stomach action. Gives rapid knockdown, and has good residual activity.
Control of flies and other insect pests in animal houses. Control of mosquitoes, tsetse flies, cockroaches, and other public hygiene pests.
Formulation types AE; WP.
|Appearance||offwhite crystalline powder|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Azamethiphos is available uopn requested.