[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
- 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.
|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