Agent Name

m-(1-Methylbutyl)phenyl methylcarbamate

CAS Number

2282-34-0

Formula

C13-H19-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-(1-Methylbutyl)phenyl methylcarbamate; 3-sec-Amylphenyl N-methylcarbamate; Carbamic acid, methyl-, m-(1-methylbutyl)phenyl ester (8CI); Chevron RE 5353; Compound 5353; ENT 27,127; OMS 227; Ortho 5,353; Ortho RE-5353; Phenol, 3-(1-methylbutyl)-, methylcarbamate; Phenol, m-(1-methylbutyl)-, methylcarbamate; Phenol, m-sec-pentyl-, methylcarbamate; RE-5353; m-sec-Amylphenyl N-methyl carbamate; [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; [HSDB]

Comments

A cholinesterase inhibitor; Toxic if ingested or absorbed through the skin; [HSDB] Effects in high-dose animal studies include convulsions and spastic paralysis; [RTECS] See "m-(1-Ethylpropyl)phenyl methylcarbamate."

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Carbamate

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