Ficam W

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Mass spectrum of bendiocarb


[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



Chemical structure



  • Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation and skin absorption.
  • Chem Blink: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Slightly soluble in water and hexane. Stable to heat and light.

Composition C11H13NO4
CAS 22781-23-3
Melting Point 129-130 C
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 223.23

Resources and Citations

  • Bendiocarb regulation information: Website
  • 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

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