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(organic chemistry)
C5H12NO3PS2 A crystalline compound, soluble in most organic solvents; used as an insecticide.



(in Russian also fosfamid), 0,0-dimethyl S-(N-methylcarbamoylmethyl)-dithiophosphate, an organophos-phorus insecticide. Dimethoate is manufactured in a 40-percent emulsion concentrate and is used for the control of mites, aphids, and other sucking pests of plants in the proportion of 0.8–2.5 kg per hectare. It is highly toxic to humans and animals. Treatment with the preparation must be discontinued 30 days before harvesting the crop (15 days before harvesting cotton).

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Further supportive evidence of a time effect relates to a case report where combined haemodialysis and haemoperfusion initiated within two hours of severe dimethoate poisoning reduced serum dimethoate levels from 3110 ng/ml to undetectable after 18 hours of extracorporeal therapy (72).
Figure 6 shows that omethoate and dimethoate almost have the same structure, the only structural difference is the group of S=P[equivalent to] in Dimethoate instead of O=P[equivalent to].
Like Di-Syston, Dimethoate is an organophosphate that can cause numbness, tingling sensations, headaches, dizziness, tremors, nausea, abdominal cramps, sweating, blurred vision, difficulty breathing and slow heartbeat, experts say.
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Among them is dimethoate, an organophosphorous insecticide designed to work on the nervous system and under review because of concerns about their potential health effects.
Insecticides used by homeowners to control such pests include malathion, diazinon, dimethoate, cygon, and thiodan-plus.
Chinese insecticide industry was introduced briefly first, and 12 key insecticides including DDVP, acephate, trichlorfon, chlorpyrifos, dimethoate, imidacloprid, beta-cypermethrin, phoxim, abamectin, malathion, acetamiprid and endosulfan were deeply analyzed from aspects of registration, production, technology, price and consumption.
Three products, dimethoate, diazinon and chlorpyrifos, have previously been used but have been removed recently from sale for non-commercial use in the United States because of serious health and environmental problems (Johnson 2008).
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