IUPAC Name: 4-bromo-2-chloro-1-[ethoxy(propylsulfanyl)phosphoryl]oxybenzene
Source: Used as an insecticide. Runoff from application may contaminate water sources.
Summary: Profenofos is an organic compound used as an insecticide. It is a member of the monochlorobenzenes. It is soluble in water up to 28 mg/L at 25 C and has a density of 1.455 g/mL at 20 C. Koc values ranging from 869 – 3162 indicate low mobility within soil. The compound metabolizes quickly under alkaline conditions in both aerobic and anaerobic settings. Bioaccumulation in organisms is expected to be moderate to high.
GHS Hazard Statement: H302, H310, H311, H312, H316, H317, H320, H331, H332, H371, H400, H410, GHS06, GHS07, GHS08, GHS09