- Ethion is an
organophosphate pesticide. Pure ethion is a clear to yellowish liquid
with an unpleasant sulfur-like smell.
- It does not occur
naturally in the environment.
- Ethion is used in
agriculture, mainly to control insects on citrus trees, but also on
cotton, fruit and nut trees, and some vegetables.
- It may also be used on
lawns and turf grasses, but it is not used in the home for pest
symptoms of overexposure are eye, skin irritation, nausea, vomiting,
abdominal cramps, diarrhea, salivation, headache, giddiness, vertigo,
weakness, rhinorrhea, chest tightness, blurred vision, miosis, cardiac
irregularities, muscle fasciculations, dyspnea.
- Banned in many
countries with the notable exception of Canada and Australia,
used as a
commercial pesticide, not available for use in the home.
- Ingestion: Thoroughly rinse mouth with water. If poisoning
occurs contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (Phone 113126). Do
not make an unconscious person vomit. If vomiting occurs, place victim
face downward, head lower than hips, to prevent aspiration of material
into the lungs.
- Inhalation: If inhaled
the victim to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
Obtain immediate medical attention
Rinse with plenty of water or saline solution at least for 15 minutes.
If irritation persists call a physician.
- Skin: Remove contaminated clothing immediately. Wash with
plenty of soap and water. Get medical attention
- Ethion specification sheet
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- MSDS 1
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- MSDS 3
- MSDS 4
- MSDS 5
- MSDS 6
- MSDS 7
Application & Synthesis
- Mixing instruction
- Analytical methods
- Preparation of Ethion
- Making of Ethion
- Multiresidue determination of diazinon and
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Reports & Products
- Genotoxicity evaluation of the
insecticide ethion in root of Allium cepa L.
- Residues resulting from supervised
- Ethion products
- List of Ethion products
- Preparation an usage of
alkali metal isethionatets from ethionic acid
- Process of preparing
ethionic acid or carbyl sulphate
- Process for recovering
pure zinc ethionate
- Metal salts of
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