Form Colourless crystals, with a mild mercaptan odour.
V.p. 2.7 mPa (25 oC)
KOW logP = 4.7
Henry 6.76 ?10-1 Pa m3 mol-1 (calc.)
S.g./density 1.44 (20 oC)
Solubility In water c. 1.4 mg/l (25oC). In benzene 7900, acetone 6500, chloroform 6300, carbon disulfide 5900, diethyl ether 5100, xylene 5000, iso-octanol 790, methanol 450 (all in g/kg, 25oC). Stability Rate of hydrolysis increases with pH, and in the presence of copper and possibly of other metals that can form chelates; DT50 1.5 d (water, pH 8, 25oC) to 100 d (phosphate buffer, pH 7, 15 oC).
Mode of Action:
Non-systemic insecticide with contact, stomach, and respiratory action.