Agent Name

Metolcarb

CAS Number

1129-41-5

Formula

C9-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-Methylphenyl N-methylcarbamate; 3-Methylphenyl methylcarbamate; 3-Tolyl N-methylcarbamate; 3-Tolyl methylcarbamate; C-3; DRC 3341; Kumiai; MTMC; Metacrate; Metholcarb [ISO-French]; Methylcarbamic acid m-tolyl ester; S 1065; Tsumacide; Tsumaunka; m-Cresyl N-methylcarbamate; m-Cresyl ester of N-methylcarbamic acid; m-Cresyl methylcarbamate; m-Methylphenyl methylcarbamate; m-Tolyl N-methylcarbamate; m-Tolyl methylcarbamate; m-Tolylester kyseliny methylkarbaminove [Czech]; Carbamic acid, methyl-, 3-methylphenyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Colorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide; [HSDB]

Comments

A cholinesterase inhibitor; [CAMEO] May cause irritation; Can be absorbed through skin; A cholinesterase inhibitor; [MSDSonline] See "CARBAMATE INSECTICIDES."

Restricted

Not registered with the EPA for use as pesticide in the US; [CAMEO]

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

1.0E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 475 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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