Descriptor English: Parathion
Descriptor Spanish: Paratión
Descriptor paratión
Entry term(s) parathion
Scope note: Inhibidor de la colinesterasa muy tóxico que se emplea como acaricida e insecticida.
Descriptor Portuguese: Paration
Descriptor French: Parathion
Entry term(s): E-605
Ethyl Parathion
Parathion, Ethyl
Tree number(s): D02.705.400.625.600
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A highly toxic cholinesterase inhibitor that is used as an acaricide and as an insecticide.
Annotation: for use to kill or control insects, use no qualifiers on the insecticide or the insect; appropriate qualifiers may be used when other aspects of the insecticide are discussed such as the effect on a physiologic process or behavioral aspect of the insect; for poisoning, coordinate with ORGANOPHOSPHATE POISONING
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Registry Number: 61G466064D
CAS Type 1 Name: Phosphorothioic acid, O,O-diethyl O-(4-nitrophenyl) ester
DeCS ID: 10467
Unique ID: D010278
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Parathion - Preferred
Concept UI M0015926
Scope note A highly toxic cholinesterase inhibitor that is used as an acaricide and as an insecticide.
Preferred term Parathion
Entry term(s) Ethyl Parathion
Parathion, Ethyl
E-605 - Narrower
Concept UI M0373135
Preferred term E-605
Thiofos - Narrower
Concept UI M0373134
Preferred term Thiofos
Entry term(s) Thiophos

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