Agent Name

3,5-Xylyl methylcarbamate

CAS Number

2655-14-3

Formula

C10-H13-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3,5-Dimethylphenol methylcarbamate; 3,5-Dimethylphenyl N-methylcarbamate; 3,5-Dimethylphenyl methylcarbamate (9CI); 3,5-XMC; 3,5-Xylenol, methylcarbamate; 3,5-Xylenyl N-methylcarbamate; 3,5-Xylyl N-methylcarbamate; 3,5-Xylylester kyseliny methylkarbaminove [Czech]; Carbaron; Cosban; DRC 3340; H-69; Macbal; Maqbal; Maqbarl; Methylcarbamic acid 3,5-xylyl ester; N-Methyl-3,5-xylyl carbamate; S 1041; XMC; XMC (VAN); XMC (pesticide); Carbamic acid, methyl-, 3,5-xylyl ester; Phenol, 3,5-dimethyl-, methylcarbamate (9CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Colorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as an insecticide on rice and tea; [HSDB]

Comments

Cholinesterase inhibitor; No effect level in 90-day feeding studies of mice and rats was 230 mg/kg/day; Most likely to be hazardous to workers by dermal route; Residues may be measured by ultraviolet spectroscopy after hydrolysis to 3,5-xylenol; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00036 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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