Agent Name

Swep

CAS Number

1918-18-9

Formula

C8-H7-Cl2-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3,4-Dichlorocarbanilic acid methyl ester; Carbamic acid, (3,4-dichlorophenyl)-, methyl ester; Carbanilic acid, 3,4-dichloro-, methyl ester (7CI)(8CI); FMC 2995; MCC; Methyl 3,4-dichlorocarbanilate; Methyl 3,4-dichlorophenylcarbamate; Methyl N-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)carbamate; Methyl-N-(3,4-dichlorophenyl) carbamate; Methylester kyseliny 3,4-dichlorkarbanilove [Czech]; NIA 2,995; NIA 2995J; SWEP; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Carbamate

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Formerly used as a herbicide to control seedlings of annual weeds and grasses in rice, potatoes, cotton, corn, peas, peanuts, and sorghum; [HSDB]

Comments

In high-dose animal studies, causes decreased hemoglobin, liver toxicity, and weight loss; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Restricted

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00139 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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