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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

NL

PL

PT

RO

SE

SI

SK

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 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
Physical state Solid
Related substances & organisms -

Formulations:
Property Value
Example manufacturers & suppliers 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 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 L2 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 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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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