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Revised June 1996


Trade and Other Names: Tradenames for disulfoton include Bay S276, Disyston, Disystox, Dithiodemeton, Dithiosystox, Frumin AL, Solvigram, and Solvirex.

Regulatory Status: All products formulated at greater than 2% disulfoton are classified as Restricted Use Pesticides (RUPs). RUPs may be purchased and used only by certified applicators. Disulfoton is classified as Toxicity class I- highly toxic. Products containing disulfoton bear the Signal Word DANGER.

Chemical Class: organophosphate

Introduction: Disulfoton is a selective, systemic organophosphate insecticide and acaricide that is especially effective against sucking insects. It is used to control aphids, leafhoppers, thrips, beet flies, spider mites, and coffeeleaf miners. Disulfoton products are used on cotton, tobacco, sugar beets, cole crops, corn, peanuts, wheat, ornamentals, cereal grains, and potatoes.

Formulation: Not Available

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Basic Manufacturer:

Sanex, Inc.
5300 Harvester Road
Burlington, Ontario
L7L 5N5 Canada


References for the information in this PIP can be found in Reference List Number 5

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