Descriptor English: Temefos
Descriptor Spanish: Temefós
Descriptor temefós
Entry term(s) Difos
insecticida Abate
Scope note: Insecticida organotiofosforado.
Descriptor Portuguese: Temefós
Descriptor French: Téméfos
Entry term(s): Abate
Tree number(s): D02.705.400.625.800
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: An organothiophosphate 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: Insecticides
Registry Number: ONP3ME32DL
CAS Type 1 Name: Phosphorothioic acid, O,O'-(thiodi-4,1-phenylene) O,O,O',O'-tetramethyl ester
Previous Indexing: Insecticides (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 96; was ABATE 1972-95 (see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOTHIOPHOSPHATE 1972-90)
History Note: 96; was ABATE 1972-95 (see under INSECTICIDES, ORGANOTHIOPHOSPHATE 1972-90)
DeCS ID: 2
Unique ID: D000002
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Temefos - Preferred
Concept UI M0000002
Scope note An organothiophosphate insecticide.
Preferred term Temefos
Entry term(s) Temephos
Abate - Narrower
Concept UI M0352201
Preferred term Abate
Difos - Narrower
Concept UI M0352200
Preferred term Difos

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