Chinese: 甲基对硫磷French: parathion-méthyl (n.m.)Russian: паратион-метил

Status: ISO 1750 (published)
PIN: O,O-dimethyl O-(4-nitrophenyl) phosphorothioate
IUPAC: O,O-dimethyl O-4-nitrophenyl phosphorothioate
CAS: O,O-dimethyl O-(4-nitrophenyl) phosphorothioate
CAS Reg. No.: 298-00-0
Formula: C8H10NO5PS
Activity: insecticides (phenyl organothiophosphate insecticides)
Notes: The name “metaphos” (метафос) was used in the former USSR.
The name “methyl parathion” is used in the USA and is approved by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
The analogous diethyl ester has the ISO common name parathion.
Structure: Structural formula of parathion-methyl
Pronunciation: pǎr-a-thī-ǒn -thīl  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C8H10NO5PS/c1-12-15(16,13-2)14-8-5-3-7(4-6-8)9(10)11/h3-6H,1-2H3

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names