Agent Name

Norbormide

CAS Number

991-42-4

Formula

C33-H25-N3-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

4,7-Methano-1H-isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-5-(hydroxyphenyl-2-pyridinylmethyl)-8-(phenyl-2-pyridinylmethylene)-; 5-Norbornene-2,3-dicarboximide, 5-(alpha-hydroxy-alpha-2-pyridylbenzyl)-7-(alpha-2-pyridylbenzylidene); Compound S-6,999; ENT 51,762; McN 1025; Mcneil 1025; Nobormide [ISO-French]; Norbormide [ANSI:ISO]; Raticate; S 6999; S-6,999; Shoxin; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rodenticides

Description

Colorless, off-white, or white solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective rodenticide for control of rat (Rattus) species; [HSDB]

Comments

Causes convulsions in animal experiments; [HSDB] Selectively toxic to rats; Human exposures of up to 300 mg produced symptoms including slight decreases in systolic blood pressure and body temperature; [CAMEO] Effects in high-dose animal studies include cardiac arrhythmias, respiratory depression, and ataxia; [RTECS]

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