[Terbufos] CAS[13071-79-9]
= s-tert-Butylthiomethyl O,O-diethyl phosphorodithioate
Trade name; terbufos (I, A, B): AC-92100, Aragran, Counter
Chemical formula; C9H21O2PS3
Purpose for use; Insecticide & nematicide.
COUNTER-15G use in the United States is concentrated in midwestern corn agroecosystems for control of corn root-worms (Diabrotica longicornis and D. virgifera). The active ingredient in COUNTER is terbufos. In studies of COUNTER toxicity, terbufos, terbufos sulfoxide (TSx), terbufos sulfone (TSn) are often called total toxic residues (TTRs). The TTRs have an environmental half-life of approximately 32-d. (ref. ID; 2167)
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 2167)