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promecarb (Ref: SN 34615)
** SSI 0792 ** Translations

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GENERAL INFORMATION Click here for an explantaion of the general chemical status information
for promecarb

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

Example pests controlled: Fruit flies; Houseflies; Moths; Leaf miners; Corn rootworm; Colorado beetles

Example applications: Turf; Veterinary applications; Fruit including grapes; Onions; Ornamentals

Availability status: Obsolete

Introduction & key dates: 1965, first reported

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

Approved for use () or known to be used () in the following European countries: Click to access a note on the approvals information on this site

AT

BE

BG

CY

CZ

DE

DK

EE

EL

ES

FI

FR

HR

HU

IE

IT

LT

LU

LV

MT

NL

PL

PT

RO

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SI

SK

UK

General status: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Pesticide type Insecticide; Veterinary substance
Substance group Carbamate
Minimum active substance purity >97%
Known relevant impurities -
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Systemic. Cholinesterase inhibitor. Rapid knock down with contact and stomach action.
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 key (InChIKey) DTAPQAJKAFRNJB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1S/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
Herbicide Resistance Classification (WSSA) Not applicable
Insecticide Resistance Classification (IRAC) 1A
Fungicide Resistance Classification (FRAC) Not applicable
Examples of recorded resistance Tribolium castaneum
Physical state Colourless crystalline solid
Related substances & organisms -

Formulations:
Property Click here for information on the general product and branding information used on this site Value
Example manufacturers & suppliers of products using this active now or historically
  • AgrEvo
  • Schering AG
Example products using this active
  • Carbamult
  • Minacide
  • Morton EP
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use or outside scope
Formulation and application details Often supplied as emulsifiable concentrates or wettable powder.


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

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Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe environmental fate on this site Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with fate data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret environmental fate data
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 Volatile
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 Click here for a note on the limitations of the GUS 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 Click here for a note on the limitations of the SCI-GROW index Value 6.26 X 10-02 Calculated -
Note -
Potential for particle bound transport index Click here for a note on the limitations of the potential for particle bound transport index - Calculated Low
Maximum UV-vis absorption L mol-1 cm-1 - - -
Surface tension (mN m-1) - - -

Degradation:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance degradation Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with degradation data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance degradation data
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
Plant matrix DT50 (days) Value 4 F2 -
Note Estimate
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 Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance adsorption and mobility Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with adsorption and mobility data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance adsorption and mobility
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 Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance ecotoxicology Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with ecotoxicology data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret substance ecotoxicology
Bio-concentration factor BCF (l kg-1) 75 Q2 Estimated Low potential
CT50 (days) Not available -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 23 L3 Mouse 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) - - -
Non-target plants - - -
- - -
Algae - Acute 72 hour EC50, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Honeybees Contact acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Oral acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) - - -
Unknown mode acute 48 hour LD50 (μg bee-1) 1.1 L3 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 Click here for information on the parameters used to describe human health and protection issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with human health and protection data Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret human health and protection data
Threshold of Toxicological Concern (Cramer Class) Click here for a note on the limitations of the Cramer class Low (class III) - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) > 23 L3 Mouse 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 -
European MRLs Click here for the EU MRL pesticide database
Drinking Water MAC (μg l-1) - - -

Health issues:
Carcinogen Mutagen Endocrine disrupter Reproduction / development effects Cholinesterase inhibitor Neurotoxicant

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Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

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General human health issues Toxic is swallowed
Possible liver and kidney toxicant

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

Handling issues:
Property Click here for information on the parameters used to describe substance handling issues Value Source/Quality Score/Other Information Click here for information on the primary data sources used to populate this database with data on handling issues Interpretation Click here for information on the way in which we interpret data on handling issues
General Click here for a description of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) codes Incompatible with alkaline substances
CLP classification 2013 -
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases T - Toxic: R25
N - Dangerous for the environment: R50, R53
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases 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 Click here for a description of UN packaging marks -


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 15 August 2016
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk