Agent Name

Dibutyl succinate

CAS Number

141-03-7

Formula

C12-H22-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

B-9; Butanedioic acid dibutyl ester; Butyl butanedioate; DNBS; Di-n-butyl succinate; Di-n-butylester kyseliny jantarove [Czech]; Di-n-butylsuccinate; Dibutyl butanedioate; Dibutyl succinate; ENT 666; Succinic acid di-n-butyl ester; Succinic acid dibutyl ester; Tabatrex; Tabutrex; [ChemIDplus] UN3082

Category

Insect Repellents

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as insect repellent primarily against biting flies of cattle and also against household ants and roaches; [HSDB]

Comments

No unreasonable adverse effects, but organic-vapor respirator recommended during mixing, loading, and application because of concern about chemical pneumonia for handlers; Only the methyl esters of fatty acids were assessed. The other 5 products are not registered and are not being supported for reregistration; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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

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