Agent Name

Oxamyl

CAS Number

23135-22-0

Formula

C7-H13-N3-O3-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-(Dimethylamino)-N-(((methylamino)carbonyl)oxy)-2-oxoethanimidothioic acid methyl ester; 2-Dimethylamino-1-(methylthio)glyoxal O-methylcarbamoylmonoxime; D-1410; DPX 1410; DPX 1410L; Dioxamyl; Du Pont 1410; DuPont 1410; Ethanimidothioic acid, 2-(dimethylamino)-N-(((methylamino)carbonyl)oxy)-2-oxo-, methyl ester; Formidic acid, 1-(dimethylcarbamoyl)-N-((methylcarbamoyl)oxy)thio-, methyl ester; Insecticide-nematicide 1410; Methyl 1-(dimethylcarbamoyl)-N-(methylcarbamoyloxy)thioformimidate; Methyl 2-(dimethylamino)-N-(((methylamino)carbonyl)oxy)-2-oxoethanimidothioate; Methyl N',N'-dimethyl -N-((methylcarbamoyl)oxy)-1-thiooxamimidate; Methyl N',N'-dimethyl-N-((methylcarbamoyl)oxy)-1-thiooxamimidate; N',N'-Dimethyl-N-((methylcarbamoyl)oxy)-1-thiooxamimidic acid methyl ester; N,N-Dimethyl-2-methylcarbamoyloxyimino-2-(methylthio)acetamide; N,N-Dimethyl-alpha-methylcarbamoyloxyimino-alpha-(methylthio)acetamide; Oxamil; Oxamimidic acid, N',N'-dimethyl-N-((methylcarbamoyl)oxy)-1-thio-, methyl ester; S-Methyl 1-(dimethylcarbamoyl)-N-((methylcarbamoyl)oxy)thioformimidate; S-Methyl N',N'-dimethyl-N-(methylcarbamoyloxy)-1-thio-oxamimidate (8CI); Thioxamyl; Thioxamyl [ISO]; Vydate; Vydate K; Vydate L; Vydate L insecticide/nematicide; Vydate L oxamyl insecticide/nematocide; Vydate-G; [ChemIDplus] UN2757

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Colorless or white solid with sulfurous or garlic-like odor; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as contact and systemic insecticide, acaricide, and nematicide to protect ornamentals, fruit trees, vegetables, cucurbits, beet, bananas, pineapples, peanuts, cotton, soya beans, tobacco, potatoes, and other crops; [HSDB] "Used on several vegetables, fruits, and non-food items, oxamyl residues in food and drinking water do not pose risk concerns for the general population." [Reference #1]

Comments

No increase in birth defects at maternally toxic doses in rats or rabbits; Reduced litter size in reproductive studies of rats; [REPROTOX]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00023 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 170 mg/m3/1h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Carbamate pesticide, solid, toxic."

Reference Link

INCHEM JMPR: Oxamyl - 2002

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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