A carbamate type insect growth regulator. Fenoxycarb mimics a juvenile hormone and prevents larvae from becoming adults. It is used as a fire ant bait and for flea, mosquito, beetle, moth, and cockroach control.
Synonyms and Related Terms
ethyl 2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethylcarbamate; Comply; Insegar; Logic; Pictyl; Torus; Varikill
Soluble in hexane, acetone, chloroform, diethyl ether, methanol
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 301.30|
Hazards and Safety
Inhalation, ingestion, and contact may cause slight adverse symptoms in mammals.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 4027