Dimethyl phosphorochloridothioate

Agent Name
Dimethyl phosphorochloridothioate
CAS Number
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Other Classes
Dimethyl phosphorochloridothioate formula graphical representation
Chlorodimethoxyphosphine sulfide; Dimethoxy thiophosphonyl chloride; Dimethoxythiophosphonyl chloride; Dimethyl chlorothionophosphate; Dimethyl chlorothiophosphate; Dimethyl chlorothiophosphonate; Dimethyl phosphorochlorothioate; Dimethyl phosphorochloridothionate; Dimethyl thionophosphorochloridate; Dimethyl thiophosphorochloridate; Dimethyl thiophosphoryl chloride; Dimethylchlorthiofosfat [Czech]; Methyl PCT; O,O-Dimethyl chlorothionophosphate; O,O-Dimethyl chlorothiophosphate; O,O-Dimethyl phosphorochloridothioate; O,O-Dimethyl phosphorochlorothioate; O,O-Dimethyl phosphorocloridothioate; O,O-Dimethyl phosphorothionochloridate; O,O-Dimethyl thionophosphorochloridate; O,O-Dimethyl thionophosphoryl chloride; O,O-Dimethyl thiophosphoric acid chloride; O,O-Dimethyl thiophosphoryl chloride; O,O-Dimethylester kyseliny chlorthiofosforecne [Czech]; O,O-Dimethylphosphorochloridothioate; O,O-Dimethylthionophosphoryl chloride; Phosphonothioic acid, chloro-, O,O-dimethyl ester; Phosphorochloridothioic acid, O,O-dimethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] DMPCT; [HSDB] UN2267
Organophosphates, Other
Colorless to light amber liquid; [Hawley] Clear light yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]
Used to make insecticides, pesticides, fungicides, oil and gasoline additives, plasticizers, corrosion inhibitors, flame-retardants, and flotation agents; [Hawley]
A strong skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; A cholinesterase inhibitor; [Hawley] Occupational exposures have caused superficial corneal burns that fully healed; [HSDB] A highly corrosive cholinesterase inhibitor; [CAMEO] Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions and dyspnea; [RTECS] Highly irritating or corrosive to the skin and eyes of rabbits; Developmental inhalative studies with rats at doses ranging from 4.9-150 mg/m3 showed maternal toxicity and reduction in mean fetal weight, but no teratogenic effects; [IUCLID]
Not registered with the EPA as a pesticide for use in the US; [CAMEO]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Acetylcholinesterase activity in red blood cells = 70% of individual's baseline; Butylcholinesterase activity in serum or plasma = 60% of individual's baseline; Sample at end of shift; [TLVs and BEIs]
Vapor Pressure
0.9 mm Hg
Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) = 340 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects

Skin burns
Other Poison

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: