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Common Name: Malathion
Chemical Name: diethyl (dimethoxy thiophosphorylthio) succinate
CAS No. : 121-75-5
HS Code: 38081090

Molecular Formula: C16H8Cl2F6N2O3
Molecular Weight: 330.36
Physical Properties:
Water Solubility: 130 mg/L
Solubility in Other Solvents: v. s. in most organic solvents
Melting Point: 2.850
Vapor Pressure: 5.3 mPa at 300
Partition Coefficient: 2.7482
Adsorption Coefficient: 1800
Malathion is a nonsystemic, wide-spectrum organophosphate insecticide. It was one of the earliest organophosphate insecticides developed (introduced in 1950) . Malathion is suited for the control of sucking and chewing insects on fruits and vegetables, and is also used to control mosquitoes, flies, household insects, animal parasites (ectoparasites) , and head and body lice. Malathion may also be found in formulations with many other pesticides.
Technical Purity: 95%TC
Formulation Type: 50%EC