Agent Name

Aldoxycarb

Alternative Name

Aldicarb sulfone

CAS Number

1646-88-4

Formula

C7-H14-N2-O4-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Aldicarb sulfone; 2-Mesyl-2-methylpropionaldehyde O-methylcarbamoyloxime; 2-Methyl-2-(methylsulfonyl)propanal O-((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime; 2-Methyl-2-(methylsulfonyl)propanal O-(methylcarbamoyl)oxime (8CI); 2-Methyl-2-(methylsulfonyl)propionaldehyde O-(methylcarbamoyl)oxime; 2-Methyl-2-methylsulphonylpropionaldehyde O-methylcarbamoyloxime; Aldoxycarbe [ISO-French]; ENT 4.9; ENT Standak; Sulfocarb; UC-21865; 2-Methyl-2-(methylsulphonyl)propionaldehyde O-(methylcarbamoyl)oxime; Propanal, 2-methyl-2-(methylsulfonyl)-, O-((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime; Propionaldehyde, 2-methyl-2-(methylsulfonyl)-, O-(methylcarbamoyl)oxime; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

White solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

A metabolite of aldicarb; [ChemIDplus] No active pesticide product registrations in the US; [NPIRS]

Comments

Causes weight loss in acute oral studies of rats; Causes other degenerative changes to brain and effects on true cholinesterase in 13-week constant oral studies of rats; [RTECS] A metabolite of aldicarb with less potent cholinesterase inhibiting potential; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; A lachrymator and cholinesterase inhibitor; Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Targets the cardiovascular system, CNS, blood, heart, and eyes; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Aldicarb." See "CARBAMATE INSECTICIDES."

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
BEI

Acetylcholinesterase activity in red blood cells = 70% of individual's baseline; Butylcholinesterase activity in serum or plasma = 60% of individual's baseline; Sample at end of shift; [TLVs and BEIs]

Vapor Pressure

9.0E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 140 mg/m3/4hr

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Other Poison

Carbamate

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