Descriptor in English: Phosmet
Descriptor in Spanish: Fosmet
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fosmet
Descriptor in French: Phosmet
Entry term(s): Imidan
N-(Mercaptomethyl)phthalimide S-(O,O-dimethyl phosphorothionate)
Tree number(s): D02.705.400.625.670
Scope note: An organothiophosphorus insecticide that has been used to control pig mange.
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
Online Note: use PHOSMET to search IMIDAN 1975-93
History Note: 91(75); was see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOTHIOPHOSPHATE 1979-90, was IMIDAN see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOTHIOPHOSPHATE 1975-78; IMIDAN was see PHOSMET 1979-93
DeCS UI: 10901
Descriptor UI: D010706
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Phosmet - Preferred
Concept UI M0016633
Scope note An organothiophosphorus insecticide that has been used to control pig mange.
Preferred term Phosmet
Entry term(s) N-(Mercaptomethyl)phthalimide S-(O,O-dimethyl phosphorothionate)
Imidan - Narrower
Concept UI M0352198
Preferred term Imidan
Prolate - Narrower
Concept UI M0352197
Preferred term Prolate

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