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Common Name: Dimethoate
Chemical Name: O, O-dimethyl S-methylcarbamoylmethyl phosphorodithioate
CAS No. : 60-51-5
HS Code: 38081090

Molecular Formula: C5H12NO3PS2
Molecular Weight: 229.28
Physical Properties:
Dimethoate is a grey-white crystalline solid at room temperature
Water Solubility: 25 g/L at 210
Solubility in Other Solvents: s. in methanol and cyclohexane; s. s in aliphatic hydrocarbons, aromatic hydrocarbons, diethyl ether, carbon tetrachloride, hexane, and xylene; v. s. in chloroform, benzene.
Melting Point: 43-45 C (technical)
Vapor Pressure: 1.1 mPa at 250
Partition Coefficient: 0.6990
Adsorption Coefficient: 20
Dimethoate is an organophosphate insecticide used to kill mites and insects systemically and on contact. It is used against a wide range of insects, including aphids, thrips, planthoppers, and whiteflies on ornamental plants, alfalfa, apples, corn, cotton, grapefruit, grapes, lemons, melons, oranges, pears, pecans, safflower, sorghum, soybeans, tangerines, tobacco, tomatoes, watermelons, wheat, and other vegetables. It is also used as a residual wall spray in farm buildings for house flies. Dimethoate has been administered to livestock for control of botflies. Dimethoate is available in aerosol spray, dust, emulsifiable concentrate, and ULV concentrate formulations. Unless otherwise specified, the data summarized in this profile refer to the technical product.
Technical Purity: 98%TC
Formulation Type: 40%EC