Monocrotophos — Chemical and Physical Properties

  • Niklaus Burkhard
  • Josef Drabek
Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 139)


Monocrotophos (C7H14NO5P) is a systemic insecticide and acaricide of the vinyl phosphate group. It was introduced in 1965 by Ciba AG and Shell Chemical Co. U.S.A.


Systemic Insecticide Crotonic Acid Methyl Amide Acetoacetic Acid Dimethyl Phosphate 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Niklaus Burkhard
  • Josef Drabek
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  1. 1.Crop Protection DivisionCiba-Geigy LimitedBaselSwitzerland

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