Folpet

Title: Folpet
CAS Registry Number: 133-07-3
CAS Name: 2-[(Trichloromethyl)thio]-1H-isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione
Additional Names: N-(trichloromethylthio)phthalimide; N-(trichloromethylmercapto)phthalimide
Trademarks: Phaltan
Molecular Formula: C9H4Cl3NO2S
Molecular Weight: 296.56
Percent Composition: C 36.45%, H 1.36%, Cl 35.86%, N 4.72%, O 10.79%, S 10.81%
Literature References: Cf: Captan. Prepn: Kittleson, US 2553770 (1951 to Standard Oil). Toxicity: T. B. Gaines, R. E. Linder, Fundam. Appl. Toxicol. 7, 299 (1986).
Properties: Crystals from benzene, mp 177°. LD50 orally in adult male, female rats: >5000 mg/kg (Gaines, Linder).
Melting point: mp 177°
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in adult male, female rats: >5000 mg/kg (Gaines, Linder)
CAUTION: May irritate mucosal surfaces. See Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products, R. E. Gosselin et al., Eds. (Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 5th ed., 1984) Section II, p 317.
Use: Agricultural fungicide.
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