What is oxamyl?

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. OXAMYL is a carbamate ester. Carbamates are chemically similar to, but more reactive than amides. Like amides they form polymers such as polyurethane resins. Carbamates are incompatible with strong acids and bases, and especially incompatible with strong reducing agents such as hydrides.

Is oxamyl an eligible pesticide?

Oxamyl Facts. EPA has assessed the risks of oxamyl and reached an Interim Reregistration Eligibility Decision (IRED) for this carbamate pesticide. With the risk mitigation measures required, oxamyl fits into its own “risk cup”– its individual, aggregate risks are within acceptable levels.

Is oxamyl a carbamate ester?

Oxamyl is a carbamate ester. It has a role as an EC (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor, a carbamate insecticide, an acaricide, an antinematodal drug and an agrochemical. It derives from a methylcarbamic acid. Oxamyl is a white, crystalline solid, with slight sulfurous odor.

What is the best treatment for oxamyl?

Oxamyl should be treated with alkali. Recommendable methods: Alkaline hydrolysis, adsorption. United Nations. Treatment and Disposal Methods for Waste Chemicals (IRPTC File). Data Profile Series No. 5. Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Environmental Programme, Dec. 1985., p. 219