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disulfoton

[dahy-suhl-fuh-ton] /daɪˈsʌl fəˌtɒn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a pale-yellow, highly toxic liquid, C 8 H 19 O 2 PS 3 , used as an insecticide and miticide.
Origin of disulfoton
1960-1965
1960-65; perhaps di-1 + sulfo- + t(hi)on(ate)
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  • Exposure to disulfoton happens mostly from breathing contaminated air, drinking contaminated water, and eating contaminated food.

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