Agent Name

Carbaryl

Alternative Name

Sevin

CAS Number

63-25-2

Formula

C12-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Sevin; 1-Naftylester kyseliny methylkarbaminove [Czech]; 1-Naphthalenol, methylcarbamate (9CI); 1-Naphthalenyl methylcarbamate; 1-Naphthol N-methylcarbamate; 1-Naphthyl N-methylcarbamate; 1-Naphthyl methylcarbamate; 1-Naphthyl-N-methyl-karbamat [German]; Arilat; Arilate; Arylam; Atoxan; Bercema NMC50; Bug master; Caprolin; Carbamic acid, methyl-, 1-naphthyl ester (8CI); Carbamine; Carbaril; Carbaril [Italian]; Carbarilo [INN-Spanish]; Carbarilum [INN-Latin]; Carbaryl; Carbaryl [ANSI:BSI:ISO]; Carbatox; Carbatox-60; Carbatox-75; Carbavur; Carbomate; Carpolin; Carylderm; Cekubaryl; Compound 7744; Crag sevin; Crunch; Denapon; Devicarb; Dicarbam; Dicarbament 23,969; Dyna-carbyl; Experimental Insecticide 7744; Gamonil; Germain's; Hexavin; Karbaryl [Polish]; Karbaryl [Polish]; Karbaspray; Karbatox; Karbatox 75; Karbatox zawiesinowy; Karbosep; Latka 7744 [Czech]; Menaphtam; Methylcarbamate 1-naphthalenol; Methylcarbamate 1-naphthol; Methylcarbamic acid, 1-naphthyl ester; Monsur; Mugan; Murvin; N-Methyl-1-naftyl-carbamaat [Dutch]; N-Methyl-1-naphthyl carbamate; N-Methyl-1-naphthyl-carbamat [German]; N-Methyl-alpha-naphthylcarbamate; N-Methyl-alpha-naphthylurethan; N-Methylcarbamate de 1-naphtyle [French]; N-Metil-1-naftil-carbammato [Italian]; NAC; NAC (VAN); NAC (insecticide); NMC 50; Noflo 5 vet; O-(1-Naphthyl)-N-methylcarbamat; OMS 29; OMS-29; Olititox; Oltitox; Panam; Pomex; Prosevor 85; Ravyon; Rylam; SOK; Savit; Seffein; Septene; Sevimol; Sevin; Sevin 4; Suleo; Tercyl; Toxan; Tricarnam; UC 7744; Union carbide 7,744; Vetox; Vioxan; alpha-Naftyl-N-methylkarbamat [Czech]; alpha-Naphthalenyl methylcarbamate; alpha-Naphthyl N-methylcarbamate; alpha-Naphthyl methylcarbamate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

White or gray, odorless solid. [pesticide]; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

A wide-spectrum insecticide that is also used as a molluscicide and an acaricide; [EXTOXNET]

Comments

Classified as "highly toxic," "moderately toxic" or "slightly toxic" depending on the formulation; [EXTOXNET] Allergic contact dermatitis in pesticide handlers is most likely due to maneb, carbofuran, carbaryl, captan, folpet, or captafol. [Marks, p. 312] Carbaryl causes testicular damage in high-dose animal studies. [ATSDR Case Studies #29] TLV Basis: Cholinesterase inhibition; Male reproductive & embryo damage; [ACGIH] See "CARBAMATE INSECTICIDES."

Reference Link

EXTOXNET PIP - CARBARYL

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]

Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, inhalable fraction and vapor

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3

MAK

5 mg/m3, inhalable fraction

IDLH (NIOSH)

100 mg/m3

Vapor Pressure

1.36E-6 mm Hg

Reference Link

ICSC: Carbaryl

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

Other Poison

Carbamate

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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