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aminocarb (Ref: BAY 44646)
** ENT 25784 ** matacil ** Translations

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

Description: An obsolete insecticide used mainly in forestry for the control of biting insects

Example pests controlled: Spruce budworm larvae; Lepidopterous larvae

Example applications: Forestry especially spruce trees

Efficacy & activity: -

Availability status: Obsolete

Introduction & key dates: Circa 1965 developed; 1973, first registered.

EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414):
Status Not approved
Dossier rapporteur/co-rapporteur Not applicable
Date inclusion expires Not applicable
EU Candidate for substitution (CfS) Not applicable
Listed in EU database No

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

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BE

BG

CY

CZ

DE

DK

EE

EL

ES

FI

FR

HR

HU

IE

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LT

LU

LV

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UK

Chemical structure: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Isomerism -
Chemical formula C11H16N2O2
Canonical SMILES CC1=C(C=CC(=C1)OC(=O)NC)N(C)C
Isomeric SMILES No data
International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey) IMIDOCRTMDIQIJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1S/C11H16N2O2/c1-8-7-9(15-11(14)12-2)5-6-10(8)13(3)4/h5-7H,1-4H3,(H,12,14)
2D structure diagram/image available? Yes

General status: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Pesticide type Insecticide
Substance group Carbamate
Minimum active substance purity >97%
Known relevant impurities -
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Non-systemic, acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitor.
CAS RN 2032-59-9
EC number 217-990-7
CIPAC number 293
US EPA chemical code 205100
PubChem CID 7157
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 208.26
PIN (Preferred Identification Name) 4-(dimethylamino)-3-methylphenyl methylcarbamate
IUPAC name 4-dimethylamino-m-tolyl methylcarbamate
CAS name 4-(dimethylamino)-3-methylphenyl methylcarbamate
Other status information Marine Pollutant
Relevant Environmental Water Quality Standards -
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 None recorded
Physical state White to beige coloured 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
  • Chemagro Ltd
  • Bayer
Example products using this active
  • Matacil
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use as a pesticide under EC Regulation 1107/2009
Formulation and application details -


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

for aminocarb

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) 915 F3 High
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) - - -
Melting point (oC) 93.9 V3 -
Boiling point (oC) Decomposes before boiling CA3 -
Degradation point (oC) - - -
Flashpoint (oC) Not expected to self ignite; Not highly flammable CA3 -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P 7.94 X 1001 Calculated -
Log P 1.90 V3 Low
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity 1.10 Q2 -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC - - -
Note:
Vapour pressure at 20oC (mPa) 2.3 Q3 Low volatility
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) 5.71 X 10-07 CA3 Non-volatile
GUS leaching potential index Click here for a note on the limitations of the GUS index 1.56 Calculated Low leachability
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 5.12 X 10-03 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
General biodegradability -
Soil degradation (days) (aerobic) DT50 (typical) 6.0 F3 Non-persistent
DT50 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT50 (field) - - -
DT90 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT90 (field) - - -
DT50 modelling endpoint - - -
Note USDA data
Dissipation rate RL50 on plant matrix Value 11.9 R4 -
Note Published literature RL50 range 4.5-19.2 days, tree foliage, n=2
Dissipation rate RL50 on and in plant matrix Value 5.5 R4 -
Note Published literature RL50 range 0.1-10.9 days, tree foliage & green bean plant, n=2
Aqueous photolysis DT50 (days) at pH 7 Value - - -
Note -
Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value 14.2 R3 Non-persistent
Note pH sensitive: DT50 17.3 days at pH6, 6.2 days at pH 8, all at 25 degC
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 - US3 Moderately mobile
Koc 100
Notes and range Other source Koc 100-210 mL/g (R3)
Freundlich Kf - - -
Kfoc -
1/n -
Notes and range -
pH sensitivity -

Key metabolites:
Metabolite Formation medium Estimated maximum occurrence fraction 1107/2009 relevancy Click here for further information on 1107/2009 relevancy
4-(dimethylamino)-3-methylphenol Soil   -   Not assessed under 91/414 or 1107/2009


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) 6 F3 (LogP < 3) Low potential
CT50 (days) Not available -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) 30 P4 Rat High
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) - - -
(ppm diet) - -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) > 23.0 V3 Anas platyrhynchos High
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) - - -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) > 0.110 F4 Lepomis macrochirus Moderate
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) > 0.19 F4 Daphnia magna Moderate
Aquatic invertebrates - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) < 0.0016 P3 Daphnia magna High
Aquatic crustaceans - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Sediment dwelling organisms - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) 0.377 R3 Chironomus riparius, 24 hour Moderate
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) > 0.56 F3 Unknown species Moderate
Algae - Chronic 96 hour NOEC, growth (mg l-1) - - -
Honeybees (Apis spp.) Contact acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) > 0.121 P4 Apis mellifera, 48 hour High
Oral acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
Unknown mode acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
Bumblebees (Bombus spp.) Contact acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) > 3.07 R4 Bombus terricola, 48 hour Moderate
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Oral acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
-
Mason bees (Osmia spp.) Contact acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
Oral acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg bee-1) - - -
Other pollinators (1) Acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg insect-1) 0.06 R4 Andrena erythronii High
Mode of exposure Contact
Other pollinators (2) Acute LD50 (worst case from 24 , 48 and 72 hour values - μg insect-1) 0.068 R4 Megachile rotundata High
Mode of exposure Contact
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) - - -
Earthworms - Chronic NOEC, reproduction (mg kg-1) - - -
Other soil macro-organisms Acute LC50 (mg kg-1) - - -
Chronic NOEC (mg kg-1) - - -
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 High (class III) - -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) 30 P4 Rat High
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) 275 P4 Rat -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) - - -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints - -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
ARfD - Acute Reference Dose (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
AAOEL - Acute Acceptable Operator Exposure Level (mg kg-1 bw day-1) - - -
AOEL - Acceptable Operator Exposure Level - Systemic (mg kg-1bw day-1) - - -
Dermal penetration studies (%) - - -
Dangerous Substances Directive 76/464 - - -
Exposure Routes Public -
Occupational May be absorbed through the skin or by inhalation
European MRLs Click here for the EU MRL pesticide database
Drinking Water Standards - - -
Drinking Water MAC (μg l-1) - - -

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

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A0; B0; C0; D0; E0

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Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

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General human health issues Ingestion may cause abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting
Key: Genotoxicity
A: Chromosome aberration (EFSA database)
B: DNA damage/repair (EFSA database)
C: Gene mutation (EFSA database)
D: Genome mutation (EFSA database)
E: Unspecified genotoxicity type (miscellaneous data source)
0: No data
1: Positive
2: Mixed/ambiguous results
3: Negative
Key: Other
: 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 No information available
CLP classification 2013 Health: H301, H311
Environment: H400, H410
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases T - Toxic: R24/25
N - Dangerous for the environment: R50, R53
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases S1/2, S28, S36/37, S45, S60, S61
WHO Classification O - Obsolete substance
UN Number -
Waste disposal & packaging Click here for a description of UN packaging marks -


TRANSLATIONS

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Language Name
English aminocarb
French aminocarbe
German -
Danish -
Italian -
Spanish -
Greek -
Slovenian -
Polish aminokarb
Swedish -
Hungarian -
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Record last updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk