Agent Name

Desmedipham

CAS Number

13684-56-5

Formula

C16-H16-N2-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-((Ethoxycarbonyl)amino)phenyl phenylcarbamate; 3-(Aethoxycarbonylaminophenyl)-N-phenyl-carbamat [German]; 3-Ethoxycarbonylaminophenyl-N-phenylcarbamate; Bentanex; Betanal AM; Betanal AM 11; Betanex; Carbamic acid, (3-(((phenylamino)carbonyl)oxy)phenyl)-, ethyl ester (9CI); Carbanilic acid, m-carbaniloyloxy-, ethyl ester; Carbanilic acid, m-hydroxy-, ethyl ester, carbanilate (ester) (8CI); Desmediphame [ISO-French]; EP-475; Ethyl (3-(((phenylamino)carbonyl)oxy)phenyl)carbamate (9CI); Ethyl 3'-phenylcarbamoyloxycarbanilate; Ethyl 3-phenylcarbamoyloxyphenylcarbamate; Ethyl m-hydroxycarbanilate carbanilate (ester); Ethyl phenylcarbamoyloxyphenylcarbamate; SN 38107; SN 38170; SN 475; Schering 38107; Synbetan D; Ethyl meta-hydroxycarbanilate carbanilate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Carbamate

Description

Colorless to off-white solid; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

Used as selective post-emergence herbicide for sugar beets; Also registered for Special Local Needs in Washington state for table beets and Swiss chard seed production; [Reference #1]

Comments

A skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; Causes methemoglobinemia and elevated liver enzymes in high-dose animal experiments; [Reference #1] May cause irritation; [Aldrich MSDS]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.0E-9 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 7,400 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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