Fentin acetate 95% TC
Fentin acetate is an organotin compound that is the O-acetyl derivative of triphenyltin hydroxide. A fungicide used to control blights on potatoes, leaf spot diseases on sugar beet, and anthracnose on beans. It has a role as an antifungal agrochemical. It is an organotin compound and an acetate ester. It is functionally related to a fentin hydroxide.
- Common name: Fentin acetate
- IUPAC name: triphenyltin acetate
- CAS RN: [900-95-8]
- Molecular formula: C20H18O2Sn
- Molecular weight: 409.0
- State: Crystals
- Packing: 25kg/bag (providing additional packing as required)
- Mode of action: Non-systemic fungicide with mainly protective action, but also some curative action. Also acts as an algicide and molluscicide.
- Application: Organotin compounds have been widely used as pesticides over the last 30 years. Triphenyltin acetate was produced in 1954. Its comparatively low phytotoxicity meant that as the active principle of Brestanâ it was the first practical organotin pesticide. Control of early and late blights of potatoes (at 200-300 g/ha), leaf spot diseases of sugar beet (at 200-300 g/ha), anthracnose of beans (at 200 g/ha).