A light yellow liquid formerly used as an Insecticide. Methyl demeton works as a cholinesterase inhibitor. It was first developed in 1955 and patented to Bayer in 1959.
Synonyms and Related Terms
methyl mercaptophos; methyl systox; O,O-dimethyl-O-(2-ethylthio)ethyl phosphorothioate
Soluble in organic solvents. Slightly soluble in water.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 230.29|
Hazards and Safety
Toxic by ingestion, inhalation and skin absorption.