[AgrEvo, division of Hoechst] A registered trademark for a white, odorless powder used as an insecticide. Ficam W contains 800 g/kg of bendiocarb as the active ingredient. Bendiocarb is a carbamate type insecticide used to control crawling and flying insects such as cockroaches, beetles, ants, spiders, fleas, mosquitos, and flies. The production of Ficam W was suspended in 2000.
Synonyms and Related Terms
bendiocarb; 2,2-dimethyl-1,3-benzodioxol-4-yl methylcarbamate
Slightly soluble in water and hexane. Stable to heat and light.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 223.23|
Hazards and Safety
Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation and skin absorption.
Bendiocarb regulation information: Website L. Zycherman and J.R. Schrock, A Guide to Museum Pest Control, FAIC, Washington, DC, 1988.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Lynda A. Zycherman, J.Richard Schrock, Lynda A. Zycherman, J.Richard Schrock, A Guide to Museum Pest Control, FAIC and Association of Systematics Collections, Washington DC, 1988