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  • Molecular formula: C12H26O6P2S4
  • Molar mass: 456.539
  • CAS Registry Number: 78-34-2
  • Appearance: Viscous, brown, tan, or dark-amber liquid. [insecticide] [Note: Technical product is a mixture of cis- & trans-isomers.]; dark amber viscous liquid
  • Melting point: -20 °C
  • Boiling point: Not available
  • Solubility: Insoluble
  • Safety sheet: Not available
  • Spectra: ChemSpider (IR), also check on SDBS. Add Spectra (Help).

From Wikipedia

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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Other names

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)


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