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Mass spectrum of propoxur

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Description

[Johnson] A registered trademark for a series of insecticide containing either propoxur or a pyrethrin derivative.

Synonyms and Related Terms

propoxur; PHC; 2-isopropoxyphenyl methylcarbamate; o-IMPC

Composition (CH3)2CHOC6H4OOCNHCH3
CAS 114-26-1
Melting Point 91.5
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 209.2

Hazards and Safety

Toxic by ingestion, inhalation and skin absorption. LD50=90-128 mg/kg

Decomposes to form methyl isocyanate. May stain fabrics, plastics, paper and rubber.

International Chemical Safety Card

FTIR

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Chemical structure

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Additional Information

Baygon: Website

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

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