TT No. 296: Determination of Acephate in Palm Oil Using Gel Permeation Chromatography Clean-up and Capillary Gas Chromatography

Acephate is the common name for O,S-dimethyl acetylphosphoramidothioate. It is a colourless solid with melting point of 82ºC-89ºC, vapour pressure of 0.226 mPa at 24ºC, density of 1.3 g litre-1 and with a solubility in water at room temperature is 650 g litre-1

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