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furathiocarb (Ref: CGA 73102)
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GENERAL INFORMATION Click here for an explantaion of the general chemical status information
for furathiocarb

Description: A benzofuranyl methylcarbamate insecticide often used as a seed dressing to control soil dwelling insects

Example pests controlled: Soil-dwelling insects

Example applications: Maize; Sugarbeet; Vegetables; Sunflowers; OSR

Efficacy & activity: -

Availability status: Current

Introduction & key dates: 1981

EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414):
Status Not approved
Dossier rapporteur/co-rapporteur -
Date inclusion expires Expired
EU Candidate for substitution (CfS) -
Listed in EU database Yes

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

SE

SI

SK

UK

Also used in: Australia

Chemical structure: Click here for further information on the general chemical status information used on this site
Isomerism -
Chemical formula C18H26N2O5S
Canonical SMILES CCCCOC(=O)N(C)SN(C)C(=O)OC1=CC=CC2=C1OC(C2)(C)C
Isomeric SMILES No data
International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey) HAWJXYBZNNRMNO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
International Chemical Identifier (InChI) InChI=1S/C18H26N2O5S/c1-6-7-11-23-16(21)19(4)26-20(5)17(22)24-14-10-8-9-13-12-18(2,3)25-15(13)14/h8-10H,6-7,11-12H2,1-5H3
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 -
Known relevant impurities -
Substance origin Synthetic
Mode of action Systemic with contact and stomach action. Cholinesterase inhibitor.
CAS RN 65907-30-4
EC number 265-974-3
CIPAC number 434
US EPA chemical code -
PubChem CID 47759
Molecular mass (g mol-1) 382.47
PIN (Preferred Identification Name) -
IUPAC name butyl 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethylbenzofuran-7-yl N,N'-dimethyl-N,N'-thiodicarbamate
CAS name 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-7-benzofuranyl 2,4-dimethyl-5-oxo-6-oxa-3-thia-2,4-diazadecanoate
Other status information Severe Marine Pollutant; Chemical subject to PIC regulations
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 Yellow viscous liquid
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
  • Ciba Geigy
Example products using this active
  • Deltanet
  • Promet
UK LERAP status No UK approval for use as a pesticide under EC Regulation 1107/2009
Formulation and application details Usually formulated as an emulsifiable concentrate or as granules.


ENVIRONMENTAL FATE

for furathiocarb

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) 11 L3 Low
Solubility - In organic solvents at 20oC (mg l-1) Miscible L3 - Acetone -
Miscible L3 - Methanol -
Miscible L3 - Hexane -
Miscible L3 - Toluene -
Melting point (oC) Not applicable L3 -
Boiling point (oC) 250 L3 -
Degradation point (oC) 400 L2 -
Flashpoint (oC) - - -
Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20oC P 3.98 X 1004 Calculated -
Log P 4.6 L3 High
Bulk density (g ml-1)/Specific gravity 1.15 L3 -
Dissociation constant (pKa) at 25oC - - -
Note:
Vapour pressure at 20oC (mPa) 3.90 X 10-03 L3 Low volatility
Henry's law constant at 25oC (Pa m3 mol-1) 1.36 X 10-04 L3 Non-volatile
GUS leaching potential index Click here for a note on the limitations of the GUS index 0.00 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 2.49 X 10-04 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) 1 W4 Non-persistent
DT50 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT50 (field) - - -
DT90 (lab at 20oC) - - -
DT90 (field) - - -
DT50 modelling endpoint - - -
Note Best available data
Dissipation rate RL50 on plant matrix Value - - -
Note -
Dissipation rate RL50 on and in plant matrix Value - - -
Note -
Aqueous photolysis DT50 (days) at pH 7 Value 5.7 K4 Moderately fast
Note -
Aqueous hydrolysis DT50 (days) at 20oC and pH 7 Value 11500 K1 Very persistent
Note -
Water-sediment DT50 (days) - - -
Water phase only DT50 (days) 0.85 K4 Fast

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 - P3 Slightly mobile
Koc 577
Notes and range -
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
carbofuran (Ref: OMS 864) This metabolite may cause environmental pollution, click here for further information Soil   0.800   Major fraction, Relevant


ECOTOXICOLOGY

for furathiocarb

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) 92 P4 Low potential
CT50 (days) Not available -
Mammals - Acute oral LD50 (mg kg-1) 53 L3 Rat High
Mammals - Short term dietary NOEL (mg kg-1) - L2 Unknown species -
(ppm diet) 35 -
Birds - Acute LD50 (mg kg-1) 25 L3 Anas platyrhynchos High
Birds - Short term dietary (LC50/LD50) - - -
Fish - Acute 96 hour LC50 (mg l-1) 0.03 L3 Oncorhynchus mykiss High
Fish - Chronic 21 day NOEC (mg l-1) - - -
Aquatic invertebrates - Acute 48 hour EC50 (mg l-1) 0.0018 L3 Daphnia magna High
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) 340 W2 Unknown species Low
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) - - -
Earthworms - Acute 14 day LC50 (mg kg-1) 100 K3 Moderate
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

for furathiocarb

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) 53 L3 Rat High
Mammals - Dermal LD50 (mg kg-1 body weight) > 2000 L3 Rat -
Mammals - Inhalation LC50 (mg l-1) 0.214 L3 Rat -
Other Mammal toxicity endpoints - -
ADI - Acceptable Daily Intake (mg kg-1bw day-1) 0.0035 A5 -
ARfD - Acute Reference Dose (mg kg-1bw day-1) 0.006 A5 -
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 Limits - - -
Exposure Routes Public -
Occupational -
European MRLs Click here for the EU MRL pesticide database
Drinking Water Standards - - -
Drinking Water MAC (μg l-1) - - -

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

-

-

-

Respiratory tract irritant Skin irritant Skin sensitiser Eye irritant Phototoxicant

-

-

General human health issues No further information available

: 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, H315, H317, H319, H330, H373
Environment: H400, H410
EC Risk Classification Click here to view information omn the EU risk phrases T+ - Very toxic: R26
T - Toxic: R25
Xn - Harmful: R43, R48/22
Xi - Irritant: R36/38
N - Dangerous for the environment: R50, R53
EC Safety Classification Click here to view information omn the EU safety phrases S1/2, S28, S36/37/38, S45, S60, S61
WHO Classification Ib - Highly hazardous
US EPA Classification (formulation) II - Warning - Moderately toxic
UN Number 2992
Waste disposal & packaging Click here for a description of UN packaging marks -


TRANSLATIONS

for furathiocarb

Language Name
English furathiocarb
French furathiocarbe
German Furathiocarb
Danish furathiocarb
Italian furatiocarb
Spanish furatiocarb
Greek -
Slovenian furatiokarb
Polish furatiokarb
Swedish furatiokarb
Hungarian -
Dutch -

Record last updated: Wednesday 23 May 2018
Contact: aeru@herts.ac.uk