Agent Name

Carbendazim

CAS Number

10605-21-7

Formula

C9-H9-N3-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1H-Benzimidazol-2-ylcarbamic acid methyl ester; 1H-Benzimidazole-2-carbamic acid, methyl ester; 2-(Carbomethoxyamino)benzimidazole; 2-(Methoxy-carbonylamino)-benzimidazol [German]; 2-(Methoxycarbamoyl)benzimidazole; 2-(Methoxycarbonylamino)-benzimidazole; 2-MBC; A 118 (pesticide); Agrizim; Antibac MF; BA 67054F; BAS 3460 F; BAS 67054F; BAS-3460; BCM; BCM (fungicide); BMK; BMK (VAN); BMK (fungicide); Battal; Bavistan; Bavistin; Bavistin 3460; Bengard; Benzimidazole carbamate de methyle [French]; Benzimidazole-2-carbamic acid, methyl ester; Bercema-Bitosen; Bitosen; CTR 6669; Carben VL; Carbendazime; Carbendazime [ISO-French]; Carbendazol; Carbendazole; Carbendazym; Custos; Delsene; Derosal; EK 578; EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 128872; Equitdazin; Falicarben; Funaben; Funaben 3; Funaben 50; Fungisol; G 665; Garbenda; HOE 17411; IPO Y; IPO-1250; Jkatein; Karben; Kemdazin; Kolfugo; Kolfugo 25 FW; Kolfugo Extra; MBC (VAN); Mecarzole; Medamine; Methyl 1H-benzimidazol-2-ylcarbamate (9CI); Methyl 1H-benzimidazole-2-carbamate; Methyl 2-benzimidazolecarbamate; Methyl N-2-benzimidazolecarbamate; Methyl benzimidazol-2-ylcarbamate; Methyl benzimidazolylcarbamate; Myco; Pillarstin; Preparation G 665; Preventol BCM; Spin; Stein; Stempor; Supercarb; Thicoper; Triticol; U 32104; U-32.104; [ChemIDplus] UN3077

Category

Fungicides

Description

White to light-gray, odorless solid; [HSDB] Powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fungicide in cereals, fruits, vines, hops, vegetables, ornamentals, coffee, cotton, rice, flax, beet, sugar cane, peanuts, oilseed rape, cucurbits, rubber, tobacco, turf, mushrooms, and other crops; [HSDB]

Comments

Reproductive toxin in animal studies; [ICSC] Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; Workers may be exposed after inhalation of dust or skin contact; Male rats fed 200 mg/kg 5 days/week for 2 weeks have testicular damage; Rats fed 32 mg/kg for 90 days have liver and kidney damage; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] Induces genetic damage in germ cells of humans or animals (3A); [MAK]

Exposure Assessment
MAK

10 mg/m3, inhalable fraction

Vapor Pressure

7.5E-10 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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