Agent Name

Fenoxycarb

CAS Number

72490-01-8

Formula

C17-H19-N-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(2-(4-Phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl)carbamic acid ethyl ester; ABG 6215; Ethyl (2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl)carbamate; Ethyl (2-(p-phenoxy)ethyl)carbamate; Ethyl(2-(p-phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl)carbamate; Fenasulam; Fenoxycarb [ANSI]; Insegar; Logic; N-(2-(p-Phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl)carbamic acid ethyl ester; Pictyl; Pyctyl; Ro 13-5223; Torus; Varikill; Carbamic acid, (2-(4-phenoxyphenyl)ethyl)-, ethyl ester; (2-(4-Phenoxyphenoxy)ethyl)carbamic acid ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Colorless to white solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide (growth regulator) for fruit, cotton, ornamentals, stored products, and public health; Also used in ant baits; [HSDB] Used for fire ant control; [Krieger, p. 414]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; Liver injury occurs in high-dose animal studies; [HSDB] No evidence of effects on ruminant reproduction when used as directed in pastures or hay fields to kill fire ants; [REPROTOX]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.5E-9 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 480 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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