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[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


  • Toxic by inhalation.
  • Bayer Environmental Science: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Composition C12H11NO2
Melting Point 142 C
Density 1.232 g/ml

Resources and Citations

  • 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

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