Insecticide Pesticide & Acaricide & Nematicide Oxamyl 95% TC
Oxamyl is a carbamate pesticide currently approved for use in the EU. It is highly soluble in water, has a low volatility and may have the capacity to leach to groundwater. It is not expected to be persistent in soil or water systems. It is highly toxic to mammals, is a cholinesterase inhibitor and a neurotoxicant. Oxamyl is not expectd to accumulate in soils. It demonstrates a moderate to high level of toxicity to most biodiversity.
Description: A soil-applied nematicide and insecticide used to control chewing and sucking insects on field and other crops
Example pests controlled: Aphids; Spider mites; Ticks; Roundworms; Nematodes including Globodera and Heterodera sp., Trichodorus and Paratrichodorus sp., Radopholus similis, Ditylenchus sp.
Example applications: Field crops; Vegetables including carrots, cucubits and celery; Tobacco; Potatoes; Fruit including apples, bananas, citrus, tomatoes; Cotton; Ornamentals;
|International Chemical Identifier key (InChIKey)||KZAUOCCYDRDERY-UHFFFAOYSA-N|
|International Chemical Identifier (InChI)||InChI=1S/C7H13N3O3S/c1-8-7(12)13-9-5(14-4)6(11)10(2)3/h1-4H3,(H,8,12)|
|Pesticide type||Insecticide, Acaricide, Nematicide|
|Minimum active substance purity||970 g/kg|
|Known relevant impurities||EU dossier - None declared|
|Mode of action||Systemic with contact action. Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitor.|
|US EPA chemical code||103801|
|Molecular mass (g mol-1)||219.26|
|PIN (Preferred Identification Name)||-|
|CAS name||methyl 2-(dimethylamino)-N-(((methylamino)carbonyl)oxy)-2-oxoethanimidothioate|
|Other status information||Marine Pollutant; Possible drinking water contaminant|