Difethialone

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Difethialone
Identifiers
CAS number104653-34-1 YesY
PubChem91771
KEGGC18695 YesY
Jmol-3D imagesImage 1
Properties
Molecular formulaC31H23BrO2S
Molar mass539.48212
 YesY (verify) (what is: YesY/N?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references
 
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Difethialone
Identifiers
CAS number104653-34-1 YesY
PubChem91771
KEGGC18695 YesY
Jmol-3D imagesImage 1
Properties
Molecular formulaC31H23BrO2S
Molar mass539.48212
 YesY (verify) (what is: YesY/N?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Difethialone is an anticoagulant used as a rodenticide.[1]

It is considered a second generation agent.[2]

In May 2008 the United States Environmental Protection Agency banned the use of difethialone in consumer-use rodenticide products.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nahas K, Lorgue G, Mazallon M (1989). "Difethialone (LM-2219): a new anticoagulant rodenticide for use against warfarin-resistant and -susceptible strains of Rattus norvegicus and Mus musculus". Ann. Rech. Vet. 20 (2): 159–64. PMID 2751229. 
  2. ^ Saravanan K, Kanakasabai R, Thiyagesan K (June 2003). "Field evaluation of difethialone, a new second generation anticoagulant rodenticide in the rice fields". Indian J. Exp. Biol. 41 (6): 655–8. PMID 15266918. 
  3. ^ http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/reregistration/rodenticides/finalriskdecision.htm