Agent Name

Butacarb

CAS Number

2655-19-8

Formula

C16-H25-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3,5-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)phenol methylcarbamate; 3,5-Di-t-butylphenylmethylcarbamate; 3,5-Di-tert-butylphenyl N-methylcarbamate; 3,5-Di-tert-butylphenyl methylcarbamate; BTS 14639; Butacarb [ISO:BSI]; Butacarbe [French]; Carbamic acid, methyl-, 3,5-di-tert-butylphenyl ester; Phenol, 3,5-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-, methylcarbamate; RD 14639; [ChemIDplus] UN2757

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide and to control blowfly larvae in sheep; Not marketed in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

See "CARBAMATE INSECTICIDES."

Restricted

Not currently registered with the EPA for use in the US; [HSDB]

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

8.88E-5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Carbamate pesticides, solid, toxic."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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