Agent Name

Dimetilan

CAS Number

644-64-4

Formula

C10-H16-N4-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-Dimethylcarbamoyl-5-methyl-3-pyrazolyl dimethylcarbamate; 2-(N,N-Dimethylcarbamyl)-3-methylpyrazolyl-5 N,N-dimethylcarbamate; 2-Dimethylcarbamoyl-3-methyl-5-pyrazolyl dimethylcarbamate; 2-Dimethylcarbamoyl-3-methylpyrazolyl-(5)-N,N-dimethylcarbamat [German]; 3-Hydroxy-N,N,5-trimethylpyrazole-1-carboxamide dimethylcarbamate; Carbamic acid, dimethyl-, 1-((dimethylamino)carbonyl)-5-methyl-1H-pyrazol-3-yl ester; Carbamic acid, dimethyl-, ester with 3-hydroxy-N,N,5-trimethylpyrazole-1-carboxamide; Dimethyl 2-carbamyl-3-methylpyrazolyldimethylcarbamate; Dimethylcarbamic acid 1-((dimethylamino)carbonyl)-5-methyl-1H-pyrazol-3-yl ester; Dimethylcarbamic acid ester with 3-hydroxy-N,N,5-trimethylpyrazole-1-carboxamide; Dimetilan [BSI]; Dimetilane; ENT 25,922; ENT 25595-X; FLY Bands; G-22870; Geigy 22870; Geigy GS-13332; GS-13332; OMS 479; Pyrazole-1-carboxamide, 3-hydroxy-N,N,5-trimethyl-, dimethyl carbamate (ester); Pyrazole-1-carboxamide, 3-hydroxy-N,N,5-trimethyl-, dimethylcarbamate (ester); Snip; Snip fly; Snip fly bands; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Colorless to red-brown solid; [Hawley] Colorless solid; Technical form: light yellow to reddish-brown solid; [HSDB] Colorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide for control of flies (especially in livestock); Not commercially produced in the US; Likely discontinued for pesticide use worldwide; [HSDB]

Comments

Highly toxic cholinesterase inhibitor; Not irritating to skin or eyes of rabbits; No adverse effects in blood or organs of rats following four weeks of feeding at 20 mg/kg; [HSDB]; Highly toxic cholinesterase inhibitor; [CAMEO] See "CARBAMATE INSECTICIDES."

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

9.7E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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