Agent Name

Potassium dimethyldithiocarbamate

CAS Number

128-03-0

Formula

C3-H7-N-S2.K

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Potassium dimethyl dithiocarbamate; Carbamic acid, dimethyldithio-, potassium salt; Carbamodithioic acid, N,N-dimethyl-, potassium salt (1:1); Carbamodithioic acid, dimethyl-, potassium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Dithiocarbamates (Pesticide)

Description

Clear colorless liquid; [HSDB] Concentrated aqueous solution: Green liquid; [CAMEO] Water-white to straw colored liquid with pungent odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as fungicide and antimicrobial; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; Corrosive to eyes; [MSDSonline] Several of the dialkyldithiocarbamates are known skin sensitizers; See "Carba mix."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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