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Description

Acetylcresotinic acid (ACA) is a toxic substance that is used as an insecticide and fungicide. It is a synthetic derivative of cresotinic acid, which is a naturally occurring compound found in some plants. ACA is used to control a variety of pests, including aphids, mites, and whiteflies. It is also used to control fungal diseases such as powdery mildew and rust.

ACA is toxic to humans and animals, and can cause a variety of health effects. These include skin and eye irritation, respiratory problems, and neurological effects. Long-term exposure to ACA can lead to liver and kidney damage, as well as reproductive and developmental problems.

Associated brand names:
  ▸  Actellic
  ▸  Cresox
  ▸  Cresoxim
  ▸  Cresoxim-M
  ▸  Cresoxim-S
  ▸  Cresoxim-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-XF
  ▸  Cresoxim-XS
  ▸  Cresoxim-XT
  ▸  Cresoxim-XV
  ▸  Cresoxim-XW
  ▸  Cresoxim-XZ
  ▸  Cresoxim-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-ZF
  ▸  Cresoxim-ZS
  ▸  Cresoxim-ZX
  ▸  Cresoxim-ZV
  ▸  Cresoxim-ZW
  ▸  Cresoxim-ZZ
  ▸  Cresoxim-M-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-M-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-S-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-S-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-XF-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-XF-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-XS-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-XS-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-XT-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-XT-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-XV-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-XV-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-XW-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-XW-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-XZ-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-XZ-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-ZF-X
  ▸  Cresoxim-ZF-Z
  ▸  Cresoxim-ZS-X
  ▸  Cres

Synonyms
  • acetylcresotinic acid
  • o-acetylcresotinic acid
Classifications
  • analgesic
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antipyretic

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