calcium polysulfide

Chinese: 石硫合剂French: polysulfure de calcium (n.m.)Russian: полисульфид кальция


Status: ISO 765
IUPAC: calcium polysulfide
CAS: calcium sulfide (Ca(Sx))
Reg. No.: 1344-81-6
Formula: CaSx
Activity: fungicides (polysulfide fungicides)
insecticides (inorganic insecticides)
Notes: This substance is considered by the International Organization for Standardization not to require a common name; “lime sulfur” is given as an alternative.
In ISO 765-1976, the names given are “calcium polysulphide” and “lime sulphur”, but ISO now requires the “f” spelling for sulfur and its compounds.
The name “lime sulfur” (石硫合剂) is approved in China.
Pronunciation: kǎl-sē-am pǒl-ē-sǔl-fīd  Guide to British pronunciation

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names