Agent Name

Picaridin

CAS Number

119515-38-7

Formula

C12-H23-N-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-(1-Methylpropoxycarbonyl)-2-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperidine; 1-Methylpropyl 2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-1-piperidinecarboxylate; 1-Methylpropyl 2-(2-hydroxyethyl)piperidine-1-carboxylate; Autan; Bayrepel; Cutter Advanced; Icaridin; Icaridina [INN-Spanish]; Icaridine [INN-French]; Icaridinum [INN-Latin]; KBR 3023; Pikaridin; Propidine; 1-Piperidinecarboxylic acid, 2-(2-hydroxyethyl)-, 1-methylpropyl ester; [ChemIDplus] Saltidin; [Krieger, p. 2219]

Category

Insect Repellents

Description

Colorless liquid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as insect repellent applied to skin against biting flies, mosquitoes, chiggers, ticks, and fleas; [Reference #1]

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00044 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) >4,364 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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