Other Name:O-(4-bromo-2-chlorophenyl) O-ethyl S-propyl phosphorothioate
CAS Number: [ 41198-08-7 ]
Molecular Formula: C11H15BrClO3PS
Profenofos is a broad spectrum, foliar insecticide and acaricide with contact and stomach action. It is non-systemic but has an excellent translaminar action. It is effective against a wide range of chewing & sucking insects and mites on Cotton, Rice, Maize, Sugar beet, Soybeans, Vegetables, Tobacco, Oil seeds and other crops.
Cholinesterase inhibitor. The separate optical isomers, due to the chiral phosphorus atom, show different types of insecticidal activity and ability to inhibit acetylcholinesterase.
Mode of action
Non-systemic insecticide and acaricide with contact and stomach action. Exhibits a translaminar effect. Has ovicidal properties.
Control of insects (particularly Lepidoptera) and mites on cotton, maize, sugar beet, soya beans, potatoes, vegetables, tobacco, and other crops, at 250-1000 g/ha.
Slight reddening of cotton may occur.
Formulation types EC; UL.
Our Technical Material (TC) of Profenofos have the specification as below:
|Appearance||Light yellowish liquid|
|Acidity (as H2SO4 )||0.5% max.|
|Acetone Insoluble Matter||0.5% max.|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Profenofos is available uopn requested.