Trifenmorph; 4-(Triphenylmethyl)morpholine; 4-Tritylmorpholine; Morpholine, 4-(triphenylmethyl)-; Morpholine, 4-trityl-; N-(Triphenyl-methyl)morpholine; N-Tritylmorpholine; Shell WL 8008; Trifenmorph [ISO:BSI]; Triphenmorphe; WL 8008; [ChemIDplus]
Colorless solid; Technical product is light brown solid; [HSDB]
Used as molluscicide to kill aquatic and semi-aquatic snails carrying parasites; [HSDB]
In high-dose animal studies, causes somnolence and changes to liver; [RTECS] Highly selective snail neurotoxin; Also hazardous to some fish and slightly toxic to vertebrates; Toxic by ingestion or skin absorption; Oral LD50 (rat) = 100-200 mg/kg in chlorinated solvents and 1200-1600 mg/kg in other organic solvents; Dermal LD50 (rat) = 1000 mg/kg; Readily metabolized and excreted in mammals; [INCHEM PDS: Triphenmorph]
3.31E-08 mm Hg
Other CNS neurotoxin
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
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