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Title: Promecarb
CAS Registry Number: 2631-37-0
CAS Name: 3-Methyl-5-(1-methylethyl)phenol methylcarbamate
Additional Names: methylcarbamic acid m-cym-5-yl ester; m-cym-5-yl methylcarbamate; 3-methyl-5-isopropyl N-methylcarbamate
Manufacturers' Codes: SN-34615
Trademarks: Carbamult (Schering)
Molecular Formula: C12H17NO2
Molecular Weight: 207.27
Percent Composition: C 69.54%, H 8.27%, N 6.76%, O 15.44%
Literature References: Prepn: GB 913707 C.A. 58, 7316c (1963); US 3167472 (1962, 1965 both to Schering). Toxicity study: N. Miyao et al., Kagoshima Daigaku Nogakubu Gakujsitsu Hoboku 22, 131 (1972), C.A. 78, 119931e (1973). Review: Jaeger, Z. Angew. Entomol. 58, 188 (1966).
Properties: Colorless crystals, mp 87.0-87.5°. bp0.1 117°. Sol in polar organic solvents. Practically insol in water. Hydrolyzed in alkalies. LD50 in mice, rats (mg/kg): 39.5, 60 orally (Miyao).
Melting point: mp 87.0-87.5°
Boiling point: bp0.1 117°
Toxicity data: LD50 in mice, rats (mg/kg): 39.5, 60 orally (Miyao)
CAUTION: Cholinesterase inhibitor.
Use: Insecticide.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.

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