Dioxathion, systematically known as p-dioxane-2,3-diyl ethyl phosphorodithioate, is an organophosphate pesticide. It is used as an insecticide on livestock and as an acaricide on citrus fruits, deciduous fruits and nuts.
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Chemistry educational resource for Dioxathion (standard InChIKey VBKKVDGJXVOLNE-UHFFFAOYSA-N). dioxation; S,s'-1,4-dioxane-2,3-diyl o,o,o',o'-tetraethyl ester phosphorodithioic acid; S,S'-1,4-Dioxan-2,3-diyl-O,O,O',O'-tetraethylbis(dithiophosphat); S,S'-1,4-Dioxane-2,3-diyl O,O,O',O'-tetraethyl bis(phosphorodithioate). Follow the page link to go to the compound page on the Learn Chemistry wiki.