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Description : CHLORPYRIFOS is an organophosphorus insecticide. It controls a wide range of insect pests in soil or on foliage in a variety of crops, by contact, ingestion and vapour action.

Chemical Name : O, O-diethyl-O-(3,5 6-trichloro-2-Pyridinyl) phosphorothioate.

CAS Registry No. : [2921-88-2]

UN No : 2783

IMDG : Class 6 (Organophosphorus Pesticide, Solid, Toxic) IMDG 2004 Edition Vol.2, Page No. 134

Structural Formula :


Specifications :
The product conforms to IS : 8963 (1978) and its amendments.
a) Appearance : Colourless to pale yellow / cream coloured solid with some liquid separation depending on temperature
b) Chlorpyrifos content : 98% (w/w) minimum by GLC
c) Melting Point : 42OC min.
d) Moisture content by Karl Fischer method : 0.1% (w/w) maximum
e) Acetone insolubles : 0.5% (w/w) maximum
f) Acidity (as H2SO4) : 0.1% (w/w) maximum

Formulations : Emulsifiable concentrates 20%, 21.2%, 22.5%, 37.9%, 38.7%, 40.8%, 45%, 48%, 50% w/w & w/v, Wettable powder (25% w/w), Granules 10% Dispersible powder 1.5%, RTU 2% is available.

Compatibility : Compatible with most insecticides and fungicides etc.

Toxicity :
a) Mammalian toxicity : WHO classification : Class II “moderately hazardous”
b) Environmental toxicity : Chlorpyrifos is highly toxic to birds, fishes and bees.

Grade : Also produce 95% minimum and 99% minimum (low odour) grade Chlorpyrifos Tech.

Shelf-life :
Two years under normal storage conditions.

Packing :
Technical Grade : 283.5 kg UN approved M.S. lacquered Drums / Polylined drum

Formulation :

Liquid : 200 Lit. in UN approved M.S. Liquid Drums / Polylined Drums
[GCL holds EPA approval for sale of Chloropyrifos Grade, 4E, 4E-NA, 4E-SG, 6 MUP and 15 G in the USA, which are sold under Navigator, Pilot and Regatta labels.]

 
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