CHEBI:34631 - chlorpyrifos

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ChEBI Name chlorpyrifos
Definition An organic thiophosphate that is O,O-diethyl hydrogen phosphorothioate in which the hydrogen of the hydroxy group has been replaced by a 3,5,6-trichloropyridin-2-yl group.
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Formula C9H11Cl3NO3PS
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 350.58644
Monoisotopic Mass 348.92628
InChI InChI=1S/C9H11Cl3NO3PS/c1-3-14-17(18,15-4-2)16-9-7(11)5-6(10)8(12)13-9/h5H,3-4H2,1-2H3
SMILES CCOP(=S)(OCC)Oc1nc(Cl)c(Cl)cc1Cl
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Biological Role(s): EC (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of enzyme acetylcholinesterase (EC, which helps breaking down of acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
EC (cholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of cholinesterase (EC
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
Application(s): acaricide
A substance used to destroy pests of the subclass Acari (mites and ticks).
Strictly, a substance intended to kill members of the class Insecta. In common usage, any substance used for preventing, destroying, repelling or controlling insects.
An agrochemical is a substance that is used in agriculture or horticulture.
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Outgoing chlorpyrifos (CHEBI:34631) has role acaricide (CHEBI:22153)
chlorpyrifos (CHEBI:34631) has role agrochemical (CHEBI:33286)
chlorpyrifos (CHEBI:34631) has role EC (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor (CHEBI:38462)
chlorpyrifos (CHEBI:34631) has role EC (cholinesterase) inhibitor (CHEBI:37733)
chlorpyrifos (CHEBI:34631) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
chlorpyrifos (CHEBI:34631) has role insecticide (CHEBI:24852)
chlorpyrifos (CHEBI:34631) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
chlorpyrifos (CHEBI:34631) is a chloropyridine (CHEBI:39173)
chlorpyrifos (CHEBI:34631) is a organic thiophosphate (CHEBI:37512)
O,O-diethyl O-(3,5,6-trichloropyridin-2-yl) phosphorothioate
Synonyms Sources
chlorpyrifos UniProt
Chlorpyrifos KEGG COMPOUND
chlorpyrifos ethyl ChemIDplus
Chlorpyrifos-ethyl ChemIDplus
Chlorpyriphos KEGG COMPOUND
m-Chlorpyrifos NIST Chemistry WebBook
O,O-diethyl O-(3,5,6-trichloropyridin-2-yl) thiophosphate IUPAC
o,o-Diethyl-o-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl)phosphorothioate NIST Chemistry WebBook
Phosphorothioic acid, O,O-diethyl O-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyl) ester ChemIDplus
Trichlorpyrphos ChemIDplus
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154 PPDB
chlorpyrifos Alan Wood's Pesticides
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HMDB0041856 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1545756 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1545756 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2921-88-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
2921-88-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
19 July 2020
General Comment
2014-10-29 Stravs M, Schymanski E, Singer H, Department of Environmental Chemistry, Eawag