Agent Name

Isobornyl thiocyanoacetate

CAS Number

115-31-1

Formula

C13-H19-N-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo(2,2,1)hept-2-ylthiocyanatoacetate; 1,7,7-Trimethylnorbornan-2-yl thiocyanoacetate; Acetic acid, thiocyanato-, 1,7,7-trimethylbicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-yl ester, exo-; Acetic acid, thiocyanato-, isobornyl ester, exo-; Bornate; Cidalon; ENT 92; Isoborneol, thiocyanatoacetate; Isobornyl thiocyanatoacetate; Isobornyl thiocyanatoacetate, technical; Isobornylester kyseliny thiokyanatooctove [Czech]; Terpinyl thiocyanoacetate; Thanisol; Thanite; Thanite (hercules powder); Thiocyanatoacetic acid 1,7,7-trimethylbicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-yl ester; Thiocyanatoacetic acid isobornyl ester; exo-1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-yl thiocyanatoacetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Technical grade: Yellow oily liquid; Contains up to 18% other terpenes; [Merck Index] Yellow, reddish-yellow, or amber liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a non-systemic contact insecticide for rapid 'knockdown" of flies primarily in domestic and livestock fly sprays; as fungicide to preserve industrial products such as glue, leather, paints, dyes, paper, and synthetic textile materials; for immobilizing grass carp, green sunfish, and channel catfish for live capturing; as a space spray (7%) in buildings; for control of head lice; against fleas and lice on pets; No longer registered with the EPA for use in the US, cancelled; [HSDB]

Comments

Highly irritating; [Hawley] A strong skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; Poisoning is due to release of cyanide ion; Repeated dermal doses of 1000 mg/kg/day was fatal to rabbits after 4-5 doses; A fatal human case after ingestion reported--shock, unconsciousness, and death within 8 hours; Aliphatic thiocyanate poisoning may include injury to liver and kidneys; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.5E-5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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