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Chlorpyrifos

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

BAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0002921-88-2

Chemical Formula

C9-H11-Cl3-N-O3-P-S

Molecular Weight

350

Therapeutic Categories

Insecticide

Cholinesterase inhibitor

Chemical Name

O,O-Dietyl O-3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl phosphorotioate

Foreign Names

  • Chlorpyrifos (German)
  • Chlorpyriphos (French)

Generic Names

  • Chlorpyrifos (OS: BAN)
  • Dursban (IS)
  • EPA Pestizide Chemical Code 059101 (IS)
  • XRM 429 (IS)
  • XRM 5160 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Fleaban (veterinary use)
    Exelpet Products, Australia
  • Flypel (Chlorpyrifos and Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Interflyex (Chlorpyrifos and Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Interhyg, Germany
  • Xterminate (veterinary use)
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Y-Tex Warrior (Chlorpyrifos and Dimpylate (veterinary use))
    Flycam, Australia

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym

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