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[Bayer (Mobay)] A former brand name for an Insecticide composed of Fenthion. Fenthion is an organophosphate compound. Baytex is no longer produced
Synonyms and Related Terms
fenthion; o,o-dimethyl-o-[3-methyl-4-(methylthio)phenyl] phosphorothioate;
- Restricted use.
- Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption.
- Bayer: Batex 550
Physical and Chemical Properties
- Soluble in methanol, ethanol. ether, acetone and many other organic solvents.
- Insoluble in water.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 278.33|
Resources and Citations
- Specimen label: link
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- MSDS Sheet Comment: pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/insect-mite/fenitrothion