Schradan

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Schradan

 

the generic name for octamethyl pyrophosphora-mide; the chemical formula is [(CH3)2N]2POOP [N(CH3)2]2. Schradan is an insecticide against mites and insects that feed on citrus fruits, mulberry trees, and other commercially valuable plants.

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