Agent Name

Potassium N-hydroxymethyl-N-methyldithiocarbamate

CAS Number

51026-28-9

Formula

C3-H6-N-O-S2.K

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Carbamodithioic acid, N-methyl-N-hydroxymethyl-, potassium salt; Bunema; Carbamic acid, N-hydroxymethyl-N-methyldithio-, potassium salt; Carbamodithioic acid, (hydroxymethyl)methyl-, monopotassium salt; Potassium (hydroxymethyl)methyldithiocarbamate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Dithiocarbamates (Pesticide)

Sources/Uses

Used to formulate pesticide products for the control of fungus in pulp and paper mills, adhesives, coating hides, leather stock, metal cutting fluids, oil recovery drilling mud, paints, emulsions, cellulosic materials, paper making chemicals, alum solutions, clay slurries, and starch solutions; [Reference #1]

Comments

See "Potassium dimethyldithiocarbamate."

Restricted

Cancelled for use in 1994; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Fact Sheet: (HOCH2-) methyldithiocarbamate - 2003

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