Common name: Zinc phosphide
Chemical name (IUPAC): Zinc phosphide
CAS NO.: 1314-84-7
Empirical formula: P2Zn3


Uses: Zinc phosphide is used throughout the agricultural world to control a range of animals, including mice, rats, voles, ground squirrels, prairie dogs, nutria, muskrats, rabbits and gophers. Zinc phosphide is used extensively for controlling mouse populations in grain crops. Additional use under permit for the control of rat populations has also occurred.

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