Phosmet Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Phosmet Properties




Phosmet is a nonsystemic, orgnophosphate insecticide used on both plants and animals. It is maily used on apple trees for control of coddling moth, though it is also used on a wide range of fruit crops, ornamentals, and vines for the control of ahids, suckers, mites, and fruit flies.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to off-white crystals
Boiling Point Decomposes at >100 °C
CAS Number 732-11-6
Density 1.03 g/cm3
IUPAC Name O,O-dimethyl S-phthalimidomethyl phosphorodithioate
InChI InChI=1S/C11H12NO4PS2/c1-15-17(18,16-2)19-7-12-10(13)8-5-3-4-6-9(8)11(12)14/h3-6H,7H2,1-2H3
Melting Point 72 °C, 345 K, 162 °F
Molar Mass 317.32 g mol?1
Molecular Formula C11H12NO4PS2
Synonyms Decemthion, Imidathion, Phthalophos