from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A crystalline organophosphorus compound, C8H20O7P2, that inhibits the action of acetylcholinesterase and is used as an insecticide.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
TEPP which is teta ethyl pyrophosphate is a very quick acting material but doesn't last.
Some like Parathion, TEPP, Endrin, and Thimet are highly dangerous, while others like Malathion, Gardona, and Actellic are among the safest insecticides available.
Note that some insecticides like TEPP and Phosdrin are about as toxic dermally as they are orally.
Lindane proved to be approximately 95\% efficient, parathion roughly 60\% and TEPP about
Three insecticides were tested at Anna, Illinois, Lindane, parathion, and tetra ethyl pyro phosphate, known as TEPP.
Starting up with collective savings and a grant of Rs 10 lakh from the TEPP program under the Union Ministry of Science and Technology, Aswin and Ajit Uniformed the idea on a visit through a local NGO with their professor.