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Dimethyl phosphorodithioate Nature, use
May 21, 2018

Chemical properties

Colorless liquid, industrial product is black liquid. There is a foul smell.


Used as pesticide intermediates, mainly used for the preparation of organophosphorus pesticides such as dimethoate and malathion.


O, O-dimethyl phosphorodithioate, referred to as methyl sulfide, is an important organophosphorus pesticide intermediate and can be used to directly synthesize insecticides dimethoate, malathion, imidophos, and rice flour, The herbicide safranin, the bactericide bacteriocin, etc., can also be chlorinated to obtain another organophosphorus intermediate, O,O-dimethylthiophosphoryl chloride.