Agent Name

Amitraz

CAS Number

33089-61-1

Formula

C19-H23-N3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,5-Di(2,4-dimethylphenyl)-3-methyl-1,3,5-triazapenta-1,4-diene; 2,4-Xylidine, N,N'-(methyliminodimethylidyne)bis-; 2-Methyl-1,3-di(2,4-xylylimino)-2-azapropane; Acarac; Amitraz estrella; Amitraze [French]; Amitrazum [INN-Latin]; Azadieno; Azaform; BAAM; BTS 27,419; BTS 27419; Bipin; Boots BTS 27419; Entodex; Edrizar; Formamidine, N-methyl-N'-2,4-xylyl-N-(N-2,4-xylylformimidoyl)- (8CI); Fumilat A; Methanimidamide, N'-(2,4-dimethylphenyl)-N-(((2,4-dimethylphenyl)imino)methyl)-N-methyl-; Mitaban (Veterinary); Mitac; N'-(2,4-Dimethylphenyl)-N-(((2,4-dimethylphenyl)imino)methyl)-N-methylmethanimidamide; N,N'-((Methylimino)dimethylidyne)bis(2,4-xylidine); N,N'-((Methylimino)dimethylidyne)di-2,4-xylidine; N,N-Bis(2,4-xylyliminomethyl)methylamine; N,N-Di-(2,4-xylyliminomethyl)methylamine; N-Methyl-N'-2,4-xylyl-N-(N-2,4-xylylformimidoyl)formamidine; N-Methyl-bis(2,4-xylyliminomethyl)amin; N-Methylbis(2,4-xylyliminomethyl)amine; R.D. 27419; Taktic; Triazid; U 36059; U-36,059; U-36059; Upjohn U-36059; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] Colorless solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an insecticide, acaricide, and synergist to other insecticides; for veterinary applications as an ectoparasiticide and in treatment of demodectic mange in dogs; [HSDB] Used mainly on Oregon pears; Highest risks in workers treating pear orchards, cotton fields, and livestock on a long-term basis; [Reference #1]

Comments

May have effects on the CNS and liver; [ICSC] May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] Toxic to embryo in mice; [REPROTOX]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.0E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 65,000 mg/m3/6h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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