Agent Name

Thiodicarb

CAS Number

59669-26-0

Formula

C10-H18-N4-O4-S3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3,7,9,13-Tetramethyl-5,11-dioxa-2,8,14-trithia-4,7,9,12-tetra-azapentadeca-3,12-diene-6,10-dione; Bismethomyl thioether; CGA 45156; Dicarbasulf; Dicarbosulf; Dimethyl N,N'-(thiobis((methylimino)carbonyloxy))bis(ethanimidothioate) (9CI); Dimethyl-N,N'-(thiobis(((methylimino)carbonyl)oxy))bis(ethanimidothioate); Ethanimidothioic acid, N,N'-(thiobis((methylimino)carbonyloxy))bis-, dimethyl ester (9CI); Larvin; Larvin thio dicarb insecticide ovicide; Lepicron; Liushuanwei; N,N'-(Thiobis((methylimino)carbonyloxy))bisethanimidothioic acid dimethyl ester; N,N'-Bis(1-methylthioacetaldehyde O-(N-methylcarbamoyl)oxime)sulfide; Nivral; Semevin; UC 51762; UC 51769; UC 80502; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Colorless or white to light tan solid; Odorless or a mild sulfur odor; [HSDB] Powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a carbamate insecticide and molluscicide; Used mainly on cotton, sweet corn, and soy beans; An ovicide against cotton bollworms and budworms; [EPA REDs]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "CARBAMATE INSECTICIDES."

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

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]

Vapor Pressure

7.0E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 220 mg/m3/4h

Reference Link

INCHEM JMPR: Thiodicarb - 2000

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Other Poison

Carbamate

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