diatomaceous earth

French: terre de diatomées (n.f.)Russian: водоросли диатермовые


Status: ISO 765
IUPAC:
CAS: diatomite
Reg. No.: 61790-53-2
Formula: O2Si (major component)
Activity: insecticides (desiccant insecticides; inorganic insecticides)
Notes: This substance is considered by the International Organization for Standardization not to require a common name.
The names “infusorial earth” and “kieselguhr” have been used in the literature, but they have no official status.
Structure: Structural formula of diatomaceous earth major component
Pronunciation: dī-a-ta--shas erth  Guide to British pronunciation
InChIKey: VYPSYNLAJGMNEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI: InChI=1S/O2Si/c1-3-2

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names