Agro-care Chemical Industry Group>>>Methomyl
 
Common Name: Methomyl
 
Chemical Name:

S-methyl (EZ)-N-(methylcarbamoyloxy)thioacetimidate
 

CAS No.: 16752-77-5
 
Structure:
Molecular Formula: C5H10N2O2S
 
Molecular Weight: 162.20
 
Physical Chemistry:

Technical product is white, crystalline solid with a slight sulfurous odor. Solubility: 57.9 g/l in water; soluble in methanol, acetone, ethanol, and isopropanol. Melting Point: 79.
 

Toxicity:

Oral acute oral LD50 for rat 17 mg/kg; Acute dermal LD50 for rat 5000 mg/kg; Acute inhalation LC50 for rat 0.3 mg/l. Methomyl is not a skin irritant or a skin sensitizer, but is a mild eye irritant in animals.
 

Application:

It is used for foliar treatment of vegetable, fruit and field crops, cotton, commercial ornamentals, and in and around poultry houses and dairies. It is also used as a fly bait. Methomyl is effective in two ways: (a) as a "contact insecticide," because it kills target insects upon direct contact, and (b) as a "systemic insecticide" because of its capability to cause overall "systemic" poisoning in target insects.
 

Technical Purity: 98%Tech
 
Formulation Type: 90%SP, 35%SC,25%SP, 24%SL,20%EC
 
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