dichlorvos

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dichlorvos

[dī′klȯr‚väs]
(organic chemistry)
C4H7O4Cl2P An amber liquid, used as an insecticide and miticide on public health pests, stored products, and flies on cattle. Abbreviated DDVP.
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Ltd., Mumbai, India) and the insecticide dichlorovos 76% EC (Nuvan[R], Syngenta India Ltd., Mumbai, India).
of Control methods households Chemical: Insecticides Insect powder (Permethrin) 41 (34.4) Snipper 1000 (2,3,-dichlorovinyl 24 (20.1) dimethyl phosphate) Nuvan: Dichlorovos (2,2-dichloro-vinyl 15 (12.6) dimethyl phosphate) Non-chemical method Sun drying infested item 7 (5.9) Hand picking 10 (8.4) Hot water treatment 3 (2.5) Do nothing 19 (16.1) Total 119 Figures in parentheses indicate percentages.
This resulted in inclusion of the following 14 OPs: azinphosmethyl, chlorpyrifos, diazinon, dichlorovos, dimethoate, malathion, methidathion, omethoate, oxydemeton methyl, phosmet, acephate, bensulide, ethoprop, and methamidophos.