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Descriptor in English: Chlorpyrifos
Descriptor in Spanish: Cloropirifos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Clorpirifos
Descriptor in French: Chlorpyriphos
Entry term(s): Dursban
Lorsban
Tree number(s): D02.705.400.625.100
D02.705.539.345.100
D02.886.300.692.100
Scope note: An organothiophosphate cholinesterase inhibitor that is used as an insecticide and as an acaricide.
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
History Note: 96; was DURSBAN 1971-95 (Prov 1971-74); CHLORPYRIFOS was see DURSBAN 1971-95
DeCS UI: 4449
Descriptor UI: D004390
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Chlorpyrifos - Preferred
Concept UI M0006894
Scope note An organothiophosphate cholinesterase inhibitor that is used as an insecticide and as an acaricide.
Preferred term Chlorpyrifos
Lorsban - Narrower
Concept UI M0352166
Preferred term Lorsban
Dursban - Narrower
Concept UI M0352167
Preferred term Dursban



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