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Descriptor in English: Malathion
Descriptor in Spanish: Malatión
Descriptor in Portuguese: Malation
Descriptor in French: Malathion
Entry term(s): Carbafos
Carbofos
Carbophos
Cythion
Karbofos
Prioderm
Sadophos
Tree number(s): D02.705.400.625.500
D02.705.539.345.500
D02.886.300.692.500
SP4.022.218.389.235.081
Scope note: A wide spectrum aliphatic organophosphate insecticide widely used for both domestic and commercial agricultural purposes.
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: 72
DeCS UI: 8469
Descriptor UI: D008294
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Malathion - Preferred
Concept UI M0012917
Scope note A wide spectrum aliphatic organophosphate insecticide widely used for both domestic and commercial agricultural purposes.
Preferred term Malathion
Entry term(s) Carbafos
Carbofos
Carbophos
Karbofos
Prioderm - Narrower
Concept UI M0352190
Preferred term Prioderm
Sadophos - Narrower
Concept UI M0352189
Preferred term Sadophos
Cythion - Narrower
Concept UI M0352191
Preferred term Cythion



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