other name: 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-7-benzofuranyl [(dibutylamino)thio]methylcarbamate
CAS No.: [55285-14-8 ]
Molecular Formula: C20H32N2O3S
Carbosulfan is an insecticide for control of soil dwelling and foliar pests.
Carbosulfan is known as a systemic contact and stomach insecticide and nematicide for the control of certain pests on cotton, maize and grapevines.
Carbosulfan usage has increased in recent years because it is one of the few insecticides effective on soybean aphids.
Carbonsulfan and carbofuran are not same material, and carbonsulfan has lower toxicity comparing carbofuran, it is like second generation of carbofuran.
Cholinesterase inhibitor; activity is due to in vivo cleavage of the N-S bond, resulting in conversion to carbofuran.
Mode of action
Systemic insecticide with contact and stomach action.
Control of a wide range of soil-dwelling and foliar insect pests. Examples of uses include control of millipedes, springtails, symphylids, wireworms, pygmy mangold beetles, frit flies, white grubs, aphids, caterpillars, flea beetles, Colorado beetles, stem borers, leafhoppers, planthoppers, codling moth, scales and free-living nematodes. The product is used in a wide range of crops, e.g. cotton, sugar beet, potatoes, rice, top fruit, citrus, maize, vegetables, sugar cane and coffee.
Formulation types CS; DP; EC; GR; UL; WP.
Our Technical Material (TC) of carbosulfan have the specification as per GB 22609-2008
|Appearance||viscous liquid, brown|
|Assay Content||90% min.|
|Alkalinity (as NaOH)||0.05% max.|
|Acetone Insoluble matter||0.2% max.|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of carbosulfanis available uopn requested.