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Title: Fenobucarb  
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Subject: Ethoprop, Chlorethoxyfos, Dicrotophos, Fenamiphos, Phosmet
Collection: Anticholinesterases, Carbamate Insecticides
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Skeletal formula of fenobucarb
Ball-and-stick model of the fenobucarb molecule
IUPAC name
(2-Butan-2-ylphenyl) N-methylcarbamate
ChemSpider  Y
Jmol-3D images Image
Molar mass 207.27 g·mol−1
Appearance Pale yellow or pale red liquid
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
 Y  (: Y/N?)

Fenobucarb is a carbamate insecticide. A pale yellow or pale red liquid, insoluble in water; used as an agricultural insecticide on rice and cotton and moderately toxic for humans.[1][2][3]


  • Synonyms 1
  • Tradenames 2
  • LD50 3
  • References 4


2-(1-methylpropyl)phenol methylcarbamate; 2-(1-methylpropyl)phenyl methylcarbamate; 2-sec-Butylphenyl N-methylcarbamate; BPMC; fenocarb; N-methyl O-sec-butylPhenyl carbamate


Fenobucarb, Osbac, Bassa


  • Male Mouse 340 mg/kg
  • Male Rat 410 mg/kg


  1. ^ Takahashi, H.; Miyaoka, T.; Tsuda, S.; Shirasu, Y. (1984). "Potentiated Toxicity of 2-sec-Butylphenyl Methylcarbamate (BPMC) by O,O-Dimethyl O-(3-Methyl-4-nitrophenyl)phosphorothioate (Fenitrothion) in Mice; Relationship between Acute Toxicity and Metabolism of BPMC".  
  2. ^ "N-Methyl Carbamate Insecticides" (pdf). Oregon State University. 
  3. ^ "Fenobucarb - toxicity, ecological toxicity and regulatory information". North America: Pesticide Action Network. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
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