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



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories



Cholinesterase inhibitor

Chemical Names

(Z)-2-Chloro-1-(2,4,5-trichlorophenyl)etenyl dimetyl phosphate

O-[2-Chlor-1-(2,4,5-trichlorphenyl)vinyl]-O',O''-dimetylphosphat (IUPAC)

Phosphoric acid, 2-chloro-1-(2,4,5-trichlorophenyl)etenyldimetyl ester, (Z)-; (USAN)

Foreign Name

  • Tetrachlorvinfos (German)

Generic Names

  • Stirofos (OS: USAN)
  • Antorgan (IS)
  • Appex (IS)
  • Debantic (IS)
  • Dietreen (IS)
  • Gardcide (IS)
  • Gardona (IS)
  • Rabon (IS)
  • Rabond (IS)
  • SD 3447 (IS)
  • Shell SD 8447 (IS)
  • Stirofos (IS: ShellChemical)
  • Stirophos (IS)
  • Tetrachlorvinphos (IS)
  • Vinfos (IS)
  • Vinphos (IS)
  • Z-Tetrachlorvinphos (IS)

Brand Names

  • Chevi-Tren (veterinary use)
    Chevita, Germany
  • Pouracide (Stirofos and Alpha-Cypermethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Pouracide (Stirofos and Piperonyl Butoxide, + Cypermethrin, + Alpha-Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Zecken-Floh-Band (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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