Pirimicarb

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Pirimicarb
Pirimicarb.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(2-Dimethylamino-5,6-dimethylpyrimidin-4-yl) N,N-dimethylcarbamate
Identifiers
23103-98-2 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:8248 N
ChemSpider 29348 N
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG C11079 YesY
PubChem 31645
Properties
C11H18N4O2
Molar mass 238.29 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Pirimicarb is a selective carbamate insecticide used to control aphids on vegetable, cereal and orchard crops by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase activity[1] but does not affect useful predators such as ladybirds that eat them.[2] It was originally developed by Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., now Syngenta, in 1970.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McGregor, D. B. (2006), Pesticide Residues in Food - 2004, Food and Agriculture Organization, World Health Organization, p. 207, ISBN 92-4-166520-3, retrieved 2008-05-08 
  2. ^ Clayden; Greeves; Warren (2001). Organic chemistry. Oxford university press. p. 178. ISBN 978-0-19-850346-0. 
  3. ^ http://www2.syngenta.com/en/downloads/75jealott_brochure.pdf

External Links[edit]

  • Pirimicarb in the Pesticide Properties DataBase (PPDB)