material forms a yellowish brown liquid with an unpleasant odor .In
water at 20 degrees C, 30 mg/l . Readily soluble in common organic
solvents, e.g. acetone, alcohol, benzene and chlorinated
Point: 0.3 degrees C.
Vapor Pressure: 7
x 10 to the minus 5 mbar at 20 degrees C.
Fenitrothion is a contact insecticide and selective acaricide of low
ovicidal properties. It belongs to the organophosphate family of
insecticides. It is considered a cholinesterase inhibitor. It may
also be used as a fly, mosquito, and cockroach residual contact
spray for farms and public health programs.