O-[2-(Diethylamino)-6-methylpyrimidin-4-yl] O,O-dimethyl phosphorothioate
|Molar mass||305.33 g·mol−1|
|Density||1.147 g/mL (30 °C)|
|Melting point||15 to 18 °C (59 to 64 °F; 288 to 291 K)|
|Boiling point||decomposes before boiling|
|5.0 mg/L (30 °C)|
EU classification (DSD)
|Harmful (Xn), Dangerous for the environment(N)|
|S-phrases||(S2), S60, S61|
|Flash point||46 °C (115 °F; 319 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
This is one of several compounds used for vector control of Triatoma. These insects are implicated in the transmission of Chagas disease in the Americas. Pirimiphos-methyl can be applied as an interior surface paint additive, in order to achieve a residual pesticide effect.
- CHAPTER 3: Triatomine bugs, Vectors of Chagas disease, World Health Organization
- Pirimiphos-methyl in the Pesticide Properties DataBase (PPDB)