The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(in Russian metilnitrofos), a mixture of (O,O-dimethyl-O,4-nitro-3-methylphenylthiophosphate with its 6-nitro isomer, a chemical agent in the control of harmful insects (primarily aphids). It is moderately toxic to humans and animals.
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