Chinese: 敌百虫French: trichlorfon (n.m.)Russian: трихлорфон*

Status: ISO 1750 (published)
PIN: rac-dimethyl [(1R)-2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyethyl]phosphonate
IUPAC: dimethyl (RS)-2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyethylphosphonate
CAS: dimethyl (P)-(2,2,2-trichloro-1-hydroxyethyl)phosphonate
CAS Reg. No.: 52-68-6
Formula: C4H8Cl3O4P
Activity: acaricides (phosphonate acaricides)
insecticides (phosphonate insecticides)
Notes: The name “metrifonate” is approved by the World Health Organization; the Chinese version is “美曲膦酯” and the Russian version is “метрифонат”.
* The name “chlorophos” (хлорофос) was used in the former USSR.
The name “DEP” is approved by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The name “dipterex” was formerly used in Turkey, but Dipterex is a registered trade mark in many countries. The name “metriphonate” was formerly approved by the British Pharmacopoeia Commission. The name “trichlorphon” was formerly approved by the British Standards Institution.
The butyrate ester has its own ISO common name, butonate.
Structure: Structural formula of trichlorfon
Pronunciation: trī-klor-fǒn  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C4H8Cl3O4P/c1-10-12(9,11-2)3(8)4(5,6)7/h3,8H,1-2H3

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names