Agent Name

Cartap hydrochloride

CAS Number

15263-52-2

Formula

C7-H15-N3-O2-S2.Cl-H

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,3-Bis(carbamoylthio)-2-(N,N-dimethylamino)propane hydrochloride; 1,3-Di(carbamoylthio)-2-(dimethylamino)propane hydrochloride; Cartap HCl; S,S'-(2-(Dimethylamino)-1,3-propanediyl)dicarbamothioate hydrochloride; S,S'-(2-(Dimethylamino)trimethylene) bis(thiocarbamate) hydrochloride; Carbamothioic acid, S,S'-(2-(dimethylamino)-1,3-propanediyl) ester, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Colorless solid; Slightly hygroscopic; [HSDB] White, odorless, crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide for control of chewing and sucking insects on rice, potatoes, cabbage, other vegetables, soya beans, groundnuts, maize, sugar beet, wheat, pome fruit, stone fruit, citrus fruit, tea, cotton, and sugar cane; [HSDB]

Comments

In animal studies, doses up to 100 mg/kg during pregnancy caused minor skeletal changes attributed to maternal toxicity; In 2 year feeding study, no effects at 10 mg/kg/day and reduced body weight in 20 and 40 mg/kg/day diets with no significant changes in urine, blood, or tissues; Not irritating to skin and eyes; In insects, causes paralysis by ganglionic blocking of CNS; [HSDB] May cause irritation; Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions or effect on seizure threshold; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.23E-11 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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