Agent Name

o-Chlorophenyl methylcarbamate

CAS Number

3942-54-9

Formula

C8-H8-Cl-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-Chlorophenyl methylcarbamate; 2-Chlorophenyl-N-methylcarbamate; CPMC; Etrofol; Hopcide; Hoppside; Ro 7-4780; o-Chlorophenyl N-methylcarbamate; Carbamic acid, N-methyl-, 2-chlorophenyl ester; Carbamic acid, methyl-, 2-chlorophenyl ester; Carbamic acid, methyl-, o-chlorophenyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Formerly used as insecticide on rice; [HSDB]

Comments

No deaths in mice in doses up to 600 mg/kg by skin application; [HSDB] 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

0.00831 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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