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Product Name: Phostoxin coated pellets

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Identifying information, including U.S. EPA registration number, product registration status, formulation and warning label, as well as links to sources of product labels and MSDS information.
Summary of the toxicity properties of each active ingredient and the percent of each active ingredient in the product.
Approved uses for the product by general use type, pest, and crop or location.
Product registration history, including initial date registered, date cancelled (if applicable), and date registration was transferred (if applicable).
Name, address, and identifying number of the company that registered the product. Name and address of the agent, if applicable.
Complete list of names under which this product is sold. Often a company will register a single product and then sell the same product under many different brand names. The 'Distributor Name' list is a complete list of these names.

Product Identification for Phostoxin coated pellets

Basic Identification Information About This Product
MSDS and Product Label
U.S. EPA Product Reg No
Product Registration Status
Acute Hazard Warning Label
Restricted Use Product
PAN Bad Actor Product:
No. of names this product is sold under
1 Danger
1 (See bottom of page for complete list of products)

Toxicity for Phostoxin coated pellets

Summary Toxicity Information for the Active Ingredients in this Product
For detailed chemical information click on the chemical names below

Active Ingredients
Chemical Name
Percent Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Aluminum phosphide 55.0 %
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page for each active ingredient.

Other Ingredients in this Product

By U.S. law, only active ingredients (AIs) are reported. In addition to active ingredients, pesticide products may contain one or more "inert" ingredients. Many "inert" ingredients in current use have known adverse human and environmental effects.

U.S. EPA statement on inerts      U.S. EPA list of inerts     NCAP Inerts Report (pdf)


Historic Uses in the U.S. for Phostoxin coated pellets

Note! This product is now cancelled, when it was registered it was used for the following:


Insecticide , Miticide


Cigarette beetle , Lesser grain borer , Bean weevil , Cereal leaf beetle , Rust red grain beetle , Flat grain beetle , Sawtoothed grain beetle , Granary weevil , Rice weevil , Dermestid beetles , Red flour beetle , Confused flour beetle , Cadelle , Grain moths , Pink bollworm , Angoumois grain moth , Mediterranean flour moth , Almond moth , Raisin moth , Tobacco moth , Driedfruit moth , European grain moth

Crops and Locations

Stored almonds , Almonds (transportation vehicles) , Stored brazil nuts , Brazil nut (transportation vehicles) , Stored cashews , Cashews (transportation vehicles) , Stored filberts , Filberts (transportation vehicles) , Stored pecans , Pecans (transportation vehicles) , Stored walnuts , Walnuts (transportation vehicles) , Stored pistachio nuts , Pistachio nuts (transportation vehicles) , Dates (transportation vehicles) , Stored cocoa beans , Cocoa beans (transportation vehicles) , Stored coffee beans , Coffee beans (transportation vehicles) , Stored seed and pod vegetable seed , Seed and pod vegetables (transportation vehicles) , Corn (pop) (transportation vehicles) , Stored barley , Barley (transportation vehicles) , Stored oats , Oats (transportation vehicles) , Stored rice , Rice (transportation vehicles) , Stored rye , Rye (transportation vehicles) , Stored wheat , Wheat (transportation vehicles) , Stored tobacco , Tobacco (transportation vehicles) , Stored safflower seed , Safflower seed (transportation vehicles) , Stored corn , Corn (transportation vehicles) , Stored cotton seed , Cottonseed (transportation vehicles) , Stored peanuts , Peanuts (transportation vehicles) , Stored sorghum , Sorghum (transportation vehicles) , Stored sunflower seed (for planting) , Sunflower seed (transportation vehicles) , Stored soybeans , Soybeans (transportation vehicles) , Stored vegetable seed , Vegetable seed (for planting) (transportation vehicles) , Stored millet , Millet (transportation vehicles) , Ornamental herbaceous plant seed (transportation vehicles) , Stored ornamental flower seed , Stored ornamental grass seed , Ornamental grass seed (transportation vehicles) , Processed food/feed (snack foods) (transportation vehicles) , Stored fruits (dried/dehydrated) (dates) , Stored processed food , Stored animal feed , Animal feed (transportation vehicles) , Airtight storage warehouses (feed/food-full) (fumigation) , Airtight storages (small) (nonfeed/nonfood-full) (hogsheads) (fumigation) , Bins (feed/food-full) (fumigation) , Feed/food commodities (under tarpaulin) (fumigation) , Railroad boxcars (feed/food-full) (fumigation) , Railroad hopper cars (feed/food-full) (fumigation) , Feed mills (fumigation) , Cereal mills (full) (fumigation)

U.S. Product Registration History for Phostoxin coated pellets

U.S. EPA Product Reg No:
Product Registration Status:
Approval Date:
Jan 1, 1976  
Cancellation Date:
Jul 1, 1987  
Cancel/Transfer Reason:
Generic data exempti

Company and Agent Information for Phostoxin coated pellets

Manufacturer Agent Distributor
Pestcon systems, inc
1808 firestone parkway
Wilson, NC 27894
Company Number: 005857
No Agent, See Company Info. No Additional Distributor, See Company Info.

Distributor Names for Phostoxin coated pellets

Product names Distributor Product Type Approval Date Cancellation Date
Phostoxin coated pellets Pestcon systems, inc Parent Product Jan 1, 1976 Jul 1, 1987
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