Agent Name

Phenol, 3-(1-methylethyl)-, methylcarbamate

CAS Number

64-00-6

Formula

C11-H15-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1PC; 3-(1-Methylethyl)phenol methylcarbamate; 3-(1-Methylethyl)phenyl methylcarbamate; 3-Isopropylphenyl methylcarbamate; 3-Isopropylphenyl-N-methylcarbamate; AC 5727; Carbamic acid, N-methyl-, 3-isopropylphenyl ester; Carbamic acid, methyl-, 3-(1-methylethyl)phenyl ester; Carbamic acid, methyl-, m-cumenyl ester; Compound 10854; ENT 25,500; H 5727; H 8757; H-8,757; HER. 5727; HIP; Hercules 5727; Hercules AC 5727; Methylcarbamic acid m-cumenyl ester; N-Methyl 3-isopropylphenyl carbamate; N-Methyl carbamate, m-2-propylphenyl; N-Methyl m-isopropylphenyl carbamate; N-Methyl-3-isopropylphenyl carbamate; N-Methyl-m-isopropylphenyl carbamate; OMS 162; OMS-15; OMS-631; Phenol, m-isopropyl-, methylcarbamate; UC 10854; Union Carbide 10854; Union Carbide UC-10,854; m-Cumenol methylcarbamate; m-Cumenyl methylcarbamate; m-Isopropylphenol N-methylcarbamate; m-Isopropylphenyl N-methylcarbamate; m-Isopropylphenyl methylcarbamate; m-Kumenylester kyseliny methylkarbaminove [Czech]; Phenol, 3-(1-methylethyl)-, methyl carbamate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

White odorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide for cotton, fruits, vegetables, and field crops; [CAMEO]

Comments

Applicators and villagers poisoned from spraying 5% solution had symptoms including weakness, headache, miosis, and profuse perspiration; Half of the males (17 of 34) developed skin eruptions; Inhalation of dust at 45 mg/m3 caused 75% decrease in brain cholinesterase activity in rats; [HSDB] A cholinesterase inhibitor; [CAMEO] See "CARBAMATE INSECTICIDES."

Restricted

No longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

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

0.00439 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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