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[Union Carbide] A trademark for a Carbaryl insecticide. Product literature states that Sevin® should not be applied to surfaces susceptible to water stains (wood, paint, rugs, carpets, drapes, etc.).

Synonyms and Related Terms

1-naphthyl-N-methyl carbamate; Sevin 80S

Composition C12H11NO2
Melting Point 142
Density 1.232

Hazards and Safety

Toxic by inhalation.

CDMS: Sevin MSDS sheets

Additional Information

L. Zycherman and J.R. Schrock, A Guide to Museum Pest Control, FAIC, Washington, DC, 1988.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Lynda A. Zycherman, J.Richard Schrock, A Guide to Museum Pest Control, FAIC and Association of Systematics Collections, Washington DC, 1988
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 1831