IUPAC Name: N-[methoxy(methylsulfanyl)phosphoryl]acetamide

Source: Used as an insecticide. A known environmental transformation product is methamidophos.

Summary: Acephate is an organic compound used as an insecticide. It is soluble in water up to 818,000 mg/L at 25 C. Methamidophos is a known environmental transformation product. A Koc value of 4.7 indicates very high mobility within soil that may cause leaching to groundwater.

GHS Hazard Statement: H302, H319, H361, H370, H373, GHS07, GHS08