Agent Name

m-(1-Ethylpropyl)phenyl methylcarbamate

CAS Number

672-04-8

Formula

C13-H19-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

BUX; Carbamic acid, methyl-, m-(1-ethylpropyl)phenyl ester; Phenol, 3-(1-ethylpropyl)-, methylcarbamate; Phenol, m-(1-ethylpropyl)-, methylcarbamate (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Sources/Uses

Formerly used as a soil insecticide; A major component of Bufencarb; Bufencarb, trade name BUX, is a 3:1 mixture with 65% m-(1-Methylbutyl)phenyl methylcarbamate and m-(1-Ethylpropyl)phenyl methylcarbamate plus 35% structurally related inactive isomers; No longer commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A cholinesterase inhibitor; Toxic if ingested or absorbed through the skin; [HSDB] See "m-(1-Methylbutyl)phenyl methylcarbamate." 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]

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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