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Fentin hydroxide - Identification, toxicity, use, water pollution potential, ecological toxicity and regulatory information

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Identifying information, including synonyms, ID numbers, use type, chemical classification, a link to a list of all products containing this chemical and a list of the top crops this pesticide is used on in California.
Signs and symptoms of poisoning, first aid, and links to treatment information for this chemical.
Link to information on toxicity to humans, including carcinogenicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, and acute toxicity.
Links to world-wide registration status as well as regulatory information for the U.S. and California.
Water quality standards and physical properties affecting water contamination potential.
Toxicity to aquatic organisms.
List of chemicals in the same family, including breakdown products, salts, esters, isomers, and other derivatives.

Chemical Identification and Use for Fentin hydroxide

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical
Chemical Name: Fentin hydroxide
CAS Number: 76-87-9
668-34-8 (Triphenyltin ion)
U.S. EPA PC Code: 083601
CA DPR Chem Code: 599
Molecular Weight: 367.03
Use Type: Fungicide , Herbicide , Molluscicide
Chem Class: Heavy metal , Organotin
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Additional Resources About This Chemical Class and Use Type
Other Names for this Chemical
About Chemical Synonyms
00599 (CA DPR Chem Code Text ) , 083601 [US EPA PC Code, Text ] , 599 (CA DPR Chem Code) ) , 668-34-8 (CAS number) , 668348 (CAS number without hyphens) , 76-87-9 (CAS number) , 76879 , 76879 (CAS number without hyphens) , 83601 [US EPA PC Code, Numeric ] , Dowco 186 , Du-ter , Duter , ENT-28009 , Fenolovo , Fentin , Fentin hydroxide , Fentin-hydroxid , Fentina , Fentina , Fentina (hidrxido) , Fentine , Fentine hydroxyde , Fentinhidroxid , Fentinhydroxide , Hidrxido De Fentina , Hidrxido De Fentina , HidrxidoDeFentina , HidrxidoDeFentina , Hydroxytriphenylstannane , Hydroxytriphenyltin , K 19 , NCI-C00260 , Stannane, hydroxytriphenyl- , Stannol, triphenyl- , Super Tin 4L , Suzu H , Tenhide , Tin, hydroxytriphenyl- , TPTH , TPTOH , Triphenyl tin hydroxide , Triphenyltin hydrox. , Triphenyltin hydroxide , Triphenyltin oxide , Tubotin , Vancide KS
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Signs and Symptoms of Fentin hydroxide Poisoning

NOTE! There may be other diseases and chemicals that have similar symptoms.

If you have a poisoning emergency in the United States call 1-800-222-1222.
If the victim has collapsed or is unconscious, call 911.

Fentin hydroxide is a Organotin compound.

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Symptoms of Poisoning with Organotin Compounds
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- Irritation of skin, eyes, and respiratory tract.
- Central nervous system toxicity: Headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sometimes convulsions and loss of consciousness.
- Photophobia and mental disturbances.
- Epigastric pain.
- Elevated blood sugar leading to glycosuria in some cases.
- Phenyltin compounds are less toxic than butyl or ethyl tin compounds.

Source for Group Symptoms: Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning, 5th edition, U.S. EPA, Chapter 15.

Treatment for Organotin Poisoning

See: Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning, 5th edition, U.S. EPA, Chapter 15, page 150.

Symptoms of Fentin hydroxide Exposure from the International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC)

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Route of Exposure


First Aid

Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Fresh air rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain. Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
Eyes Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible) then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
Notes for ICSC Information
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties. Do NOT take working clothes home.

Toxicity Information for Fentin hydroxide

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Summary Toxicity Information

PAN Bad Actor
Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Water Contaminant
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence summary assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page.
1. PAN Bad Actors are chemicals that are one or more of the following: highly acutely toxic, cholinesterase inhibitor, known/probable carcinogen, known groundwater pollutant or known reproductive or developmental toxicant. NOTE! Because there are no authoritative lists of Endocrine Disrupting (ED) chemicals, EDs are not yet considered PAN Bad Actor chemicals.
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.

Detailed Toxicity Information

Acute Toxicity 2
Fentin hydroxide
WHO Acute Hazard
TRI Acute Hazard
Material Safety Data Sheets
Acute rating from U.S. EPA product label
U.S. NTP Acute Toxicity Studies
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Cholinesterase Inhibitor
II, Moderately Hazardous
Not Listed
Not Available
Highly Toxic
Moderately to Highly Toxic

2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.
Cancer Information
Fentin hydroxide
IARC Carcinogens
U.S. NTP Carcinogens
California Prop 65 Known Carcinogens
U.S. EPA Carcinogens
TRI Carcinogen
Not Listed
Not Listed
B2, Probable
Endocrine Disruption
Fentin hydroxide
Illinois EPA list
Keith list
Colborn list
Benbrook list
Danish Inert list
EU list
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not listed
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
Fentin hydroxide
CA Prop 65 Developmental Toxin
U.S. TRI Developmental Toxin
CA Prop 65 Female Reproductive Toxin
CA Prop 65 Male Reproductive Toxin
U.S. TRI Reproductive Toxin
Not Listed
Not Listed
Chemicals of Special Concern
Fentin hydroxide
PAN Bad Actors
PAN Dirty Dozen list
Not Listed

Water Pollution Potential and Criteria for Fentin hydroxide

Water Pollution Potential

PAN Ground Water Contaminant Rating Insufficient Data
Physical Property Data Related to Water Contamination Potential
Water Solubility (Avg, mg/L)
Adsorption Coefficient (Koc)
Hydrolysis Half-life (Avg, Days)
Aerobic Soil Half-life (Avg, Days)
Anaerobic Soil Half-life (Avg, Days)

Water Standards and Criteria

Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Agricultural Water Uses
g/L unless noted  
Irrigation Water Guidelines
Livestock Water Guidelines 820 (interim)

Regulatory Information for Fentin hydroxide

International Regulatory Status

UNEP Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP)
UNEP Prior Informed Consent Chemical (PIC)
WHO Obsolete Pesticide
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed

U.S. and California Regulatory Status

U.S. EPA Registered
U.S. EPA Hazardous Air Pollutant
U.S. EPA Minimum Risk Pesticide (25b list)

CA Registered
CA Groundwater Contaminant
CA Toxic Air Contaminant
Not Listed

Not Listed
Not Listed

Maximum Tolerance and Residue Levels

Codex Alimentarius
   (UN FAO Maximum Residue Limits)
U.S. Maximum Tolerance Levels
European Union Maximum Residue Levels
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Ecotoxicity for Fentin hydroxide

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Aquatic Ecotoxicity

All Toxic Effects for Organism Group
Organism Group Effects Noted
Crustaceans Mortality
Fish Accumulation, Behavior, Mortality
Insects Mortality
MarineBenthicCommunity Development, Mortality
Molluscs Accumulation, Growth, Intoxication, Mortality, Reproduction
Phytoplankton Growth, Mortality, Population
Zooplankton Intoxication, Mortality, Reproduction
~ Un-Assigned Population
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Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group
Organism Group Average Acute Toxicity Acute Toxicity Range
Crustaceans Not Acutely Toxic Not Acutely Toxic to Very High Toxicity
Fish Very Highly Toxic Very Highly Toxic
Molluscs Highly Toxic Highly Toxic
Phytoplankton Very Highly Toxic Very Highly Toxic
Zooplankton Highly Toxic Moderate to Very High Toxicity
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Terrestrial Ecotoxicity

Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group
Organism Group Average Acute Toxicity Acute Toxicity Range
HoneybeesNot AcutelyT ToxicNot AcutelyT Toxic
Note: Population-level effects on honeybees may occur even if a pesticide has low acute toxicity. For example, certain pesticides interfere with honeybee reproduction, ability to navigate, or temperature regulation, any of which can have an effect on long-term survival of honeybee colonies. The neonicotinoids, pyrethroids and keto-enol pesticides are some types of pesticides causing one or more of these effects.
Honeybee Chronic Toxicity
Organism Group Chronic Toxicity  

Related Chemicals for Fentin hydroxide

CAS Number Relation Reason Chemical Name Chem Detail Symptoms California Use Chem Use Type U.S. EPA Reg PAN Bad Actor
76-87-9, 668-34-8 Parent P Fentin hydroxide View View View Fungicide, Molluscicide, Herbicide No Yes
900-95-8 Related 3 Triphenyltin acetate View View View Fungicide, Herbicide No Not Listed
639-58-7 Related 3 Triphenyltin chloride View View View No Yes
Related 3 Triphenyltin compounds View View View Antifoulant, Fungicide No Not Listed
379-52-2 Related 3 Triphenyltin fluoride View View View Antifoulant No Not Listed
Related 3 Triphenyltin nonylphenoxide View View View Fungicide No Not Listed
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