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GENERAL INFORMATION
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Description: An obsolete phenyl methylcarbamate insecticide once used to combat foliage and fruit eating insects

Introduction: circa 1967

EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414):
Status Not approved
Dossier rapporteur/co-rapporteur -
Date inclusion expires Expired

Approved for use () or known to be used () in the following European countries:

AT

BE

BG

CY

CZ

DE

DK

EE

EL

ES

FI

FR

HU

IE

IT

LT

LU

LV

MT

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PT

RO

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UK

General status:
Pesticide type Insecticide
Substance group Carbamate
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Systemic. Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitor.
CAS RN 2631-37-0
EC number 220-113-0
CIPAC number 8258
US EPA chemical code 271400
Chiral molecule No
Chemical formula C12H17NO2
SMILES CC1=CC(=CC(=C1)OC(=O)NC)C(C)C
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1/C12H17NO2/c1-8(2)10-5-9(3)6-11(7-10)15-12(14)13-4/h5-8H,1-4H3,(H,13,14)
Structure diagram/image available? Yes
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 207.3
PIN (Preferred Identification Name) -
IUPAC name 5-methyl-m-cumenyl methylcarbamate
CAS name 3-methyl-5-(1-methylethyl)phenyl methylcarbamate
Other status information Marine Pollutant
Herbicide Resistance Classification (HRAC) Not applicable
Insecticide Resistance Classification (IRAC) 1A
Fungicide Resistance Classification (FRAC) Not applicable
Physical state Solid
Related substances & organisms -

Formulations:
Property Value
Example manufacturers of products using this active -
Example products using this active -
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use or outside scope
Formulation and application details -


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

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Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Solubility - In water at 20oC (mg l-1) 91 H4 Moderate
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) - - -
Melting point (oC) 87 L3 -
Boiling point (oC) - - -
Degradation point (oC) - - -
Flashpoint (oC) - - -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P 1.26 X 1003 Calculated -
Log P 3.1 V3 High
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity - - -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC - - -
Note:
Vapour pressure at 25oC (mPa) 4 H4 Intermediate state
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) 9.10 X 10-03 H4 Non-volatile
Henry's law constant at 20oC (dimensionless) 3.74 X 10-06 Calculated Moderately volatile
GUS leaching potential index 1.98 Calculated Transition state
SCI-GROW groundwater index (μg l-1) for a 1 kg ha-1 or 1 l ha-1 application rate Value 6.26 X 10-02 Calculated -
Note -
Potential for particle bound transport index - Calculated Low
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 - - -
Surface tension (mN m-1) - - -

Degradation:
Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Soil degradation (days) (aerobic) DT50 (typical) 20 M4 Non-persistent
DT50 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT50 (field) 28 L3 Non-persistent
DT90 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT90 (field) - - -
Note Best available data
Aqueous photolysis DT50 (days) at pH 7 Value - - -
Note -
Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value 103 L3 Persistent
Note -
Water-sediment DT50 (days) - - -
Water phase only DT50 (days) - - -

Soil adsorption and mobility:
Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Linear Kd - H3 Moderately mobile
Koc 300
Notes and range Other sources: 2000 mL/g (DW3)
Freundlich Kf - - -
Kfoc -
1/n -
Notes and range -
pH sensitivity -


ECOTOXICOLOGY

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Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Bio-concentration factor BCF 75 Q2 Estimated Low potential
CT50 (days) Not available -
Bioaccumulation potential - Calculated Low
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) 35 V3 Rat High
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) - - -
(ppm diet) - -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) 78 V3 Phasianidae High
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) - - -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) 0.31 L3 Oncorhynchus mykiss Moderate
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic crustaceans - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, static, water (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Chronic 28 day NOEC, sediment (mg kg-1) - - -
Aquatic plants - Acute 7 day EC50, biomass (mg l-1) - - -
Algae - Acute 72 hour EC50, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Honeybees - Acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) 1.1 L2 Unknown mode Moderate
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) > 8.81 R4 Eisenia foetida High
Earthworms - Chronic 14 day NOEC, reproduction (mg kg-1) - - -
Other soil macro-organisms - e.g. Collembola LR50 / EC50 / NOEC / % Effect - - -
Other arthropod (1) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect - - -
Other arthropod (2) LR50 g ha-1 - - -
% Effect - - -
Soil micro-organisms - - -
Mesocosm study data NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -
NOEAEC mg l-1 - - -


HUMAN HEALTH AND PROTECTION

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General:
Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) 35 V3 Rat High
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) 450 L3 Rat -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) 0.16 L3 Rat, 4 hr -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints - -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
ARfD - Acute Reference Dose (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
AOEL - Acceptable Operator Exposure Level - Systemic (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
Dermal penetration studies (%) - - -
Dangerous Substances Directive 76/464 - - -
Exposure Limits - - -
Exposure Routes Public -
Occupational -
Examples of European MRLs (mg kg-1) Value -
Note For the EU pesticides database click here
Drinking Water MAC (μg l-1) - - -

Health issues:
Carcinogen Mutagen Endocrine disrupter Reproduction / development effects Acetyl cholinesterase inhibitor Neurotoxicant Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Eye irritant

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General human health issues Toxic is swallowed

: Yes, known to cause a problem
: No, known not to cause a problem
: Possibly, status not identified
- : No data

Handling issues:
Property Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Interpretation
General No information available
CLP classification 2013 -
EC Risk Classification T - Toxic: R25
N - Dangerous for the environment: R50, R53
EC Safety Classification S1/2, S24, S37, S45, S60, S61
WHO Classification O - Obsolete substance
US EPA Classification (formulation) No consensus across products or no products available - -
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging -


TRANSLATIONS

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Language Name
English promecarb
French promecarbe
German Promecarb
Danish promecarb
Italian promecarb
Spanish promecarb
Greek promecarb
Slovenian promekarb
Polish promekarb
Swedish -
Hungarian -
Dutch promecarb

Record last updated: Monday 29 July 2013
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk