[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
Hazards and Safety
Toxic by inhalation.
CDMS: Sevin MSDS sheets
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