Dimethoate

CAS RN: 60-51-5

Cleanup Methods

Use of granular, activated carbon in the adsorption of pesticides from wastewater is presented. Dimethoate was one of the compounds studied.
Environmental considerations- land spill: Dig a pit, pond, lagoon, holding area to contain liquid or solid material. /SRP: If time permits, pits, ponds, lagoons, soak holes, or holding areas should be sealed with an impermeable flexible membrane liner./ Dike surface flow using soil, sand bags, foamed polyurethane, or foamed concrete. Absorb bulk liquid with fly ash, cement powder, or commercial sorbents. /Organophosphorus pesticides, liquid and solid, NOS/
Environmental considerations- water spill: Use natural barriers or oil spill control booms to limit spill travel. Remove trapped material with suction hoses. /Organophosphorus pesticides, liquid and solid, NOS/
Environmental considerations- air spill: Apply water spray or mist to knock down vapors. /Organophosphorus pesticides, liquid and solid, NOS/
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