Agent Name

Butoxycarboxim

CAS Number

34681-23-7

Formula

C7-H14-N2-O4-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-Methylsulfonyl-O-(N-methyl-carbamoyl)-butanon-(3)-oxim [German]; 3-(Methylsulfonyl)-2-butanone O; ((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime (9CI); 3-(Methylsulfonyl)-2-butanone O-(methylcarbamoyl)oxime (8CI); 3-Mesylbutanone O-methylcarbamoyloxime; 3-Methylsulfonylbutanone O-methylcarbamoyloxime; 3-Methylsulphonylbutanone O-methylcarbamoyloxime; Butoxicarboxim [German]; Butoxycarboxime [ISO-French]; CO 859; Plant pin; 2-Butanone, 3-methylsulfonyl-, O-(N-methylcarbamoyl)oxime; [ChemIDplus] UN2757

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Colorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic insecticide for sucking insects in potted ornamentals; [HSDB]

Comments

Inhibited cholinesterase activity in animal feeding studies; [HSDB] See "CARBAMATE INSECTICIDES."

Restricted

Cancelled--no longer registered as a pesticide 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

2.0E-6 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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