The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(in Russian metilmerkaptofos), a mixture of O,O-dimethyl-O,2-ethylmercaptoethyIthiophosphate with its thio isomer, a chemical agent in the control of insects (primarily aphids). It is toxic to humans and animals.
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