Agent Name

Thiofanox

CAS Number

39196-18-4

Formula

C9-H18-N2-O2-S

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1-(2,2-Dimethyl-1-methylthiomethylpropylideneamino-oxy)-N-methylformamide; 2-Butanone, 3,3-dimethyl-1-(methylthio)-, O-((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime (9CI); 3,3-Dimethyl-1-(methylthio)-2-butanone O-((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime; 3,3-Dimethyl-1-(methylthio)-2-butanone-O-((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime; 3,3-Dimethyl-1-methylthiobutanone O-methylcarbamoyloxime; Benelux; DS-15647; Dacamox; Diamond Shamrock DS-15647; Thiofanocarb; Thiophanox; [ChemIDplus] UN2757

Category

Carbamate Insecticides

Description

Colorless solid with a pungent odor; [HSDB] Colorless crystalline solid with an acrid odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide, acaricide, and nematocide; Used to protect sugar beets and potatoes in the EU; [HSDB]

Comments

NOEL in 90 day feeding studies with dogs and rats was 1 mg/kg/day; Symptoms of cholinesterase inhibition lasted 3-4 hours in rats at 4 mg/kg/day; [HSDB] A cholinesterase inhibitor; [CAMEO]

Restricted

Not registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00017 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 70 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Carbamate pesticide, solid, toxic."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Carbamate

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