Agent Name

Furathiocarb

CAS Number

65907-30-4

Formula

C18-H26-N2-O5-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Deltanit; 2,3-Dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-7-benzofuranyl 2,4-dimethyl-5-oxo-6-oxa-3-thia-2,4-diazadecanoate (9CI); Butyl 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethylbenzofuran-7-yl N,N-dimethyl-N,N-thiodicarbamate; CGA 73102; Deltanet; Promet; Promet 660SCO; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Yellow viscous liquid; [HSDB] Light beige solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic soil insecticide in maize, oilseed rape, sorghum, sugar beet, sunflowers, and vegetables; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye and skin irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] See "CARBAMATE INSECTICIDES."

Restricted

Banned in the EU for use as a biocide and agricultural insecticide; [eChemPortal: ESIS]

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

2.93E-8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 214 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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