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CAS number  N
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Molecular formula C8H16NO5P
Molar mass 237.190
Appearance Yellow-brown liquid with a mild, ester odor
Density 1.22 g/mL
Boiling point 400 °C (752 °F; 673 K)
Main hazards Toxic
Flash point > 93.3°C
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Dicrotophos is an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor used as an insecticide. Some common brand names for dicrotophos include Bidrin, Carbicron, Diapadrin, Dicron and Ektafos.[2]


  1. ^ CDC - NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
  2. ^ "DICROTOPHOS". Oregon State University. Retrieved 2009-04-13. 

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