Carbofuran is one of the most toxic carbamate pesticides. It is marketed under the trade names Furadan, by FMC Corporation and Curater, among several others. Furadan, Bay , Curaterr, D , ENT , Yaltox, Furacarb (25). Carbofuran is highly toxic by inhalation and ingestion and moderately toxic by. Toxicological Characteristics Current available acute toxicological studies on carbofuran show the following: Acute oral toxicity: rat, LD50 mg/kg;.

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Before the granular form was banned by U. The liquid version of the pesticide is less hazardous to birds since they are not as likely to ingest it directly, but it is still very hazardous. Environmental Protection Agency in[14] it was blamed for millions of bird deaths per year.

Secondary fatal poisoning of domestic and wild animals has been documented, [15] [16] specifically, raptors bald eagles and golden eaglesdomestic dogs, raccoonsvultures and other scavengers. Chlorantraniliprole Cyantraniliprole Flubendiamide Ryanodine Ryanodol. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 40 2: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.



Lethal dose or concentration LDLC:. Retrieved 11 August From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Asoxime chloride Methoxime Obidoxime Pralidoxime Trimedoxime bromide. Acetylcholine metabolism and transport modulators. Carbofuran is one of the most toxic carbamate pesticides.

Carbofuran – Wikipedia

Retrieved October 29, Water Science and Technology. Carbofuran is banned in Canada and the European Union. This page was last edited on 6 Novemberat In Kenyafarmers are using carbofuran to kill lions and other predators.

It is a systemic insecticide, which means that the plant absorbs it through the roots, and from here the plant distributes it throughout its organs where insecticidal concentrations are attained. Chemical Research in Toxicology. Other names Furadan, Curater, Furacarb.

Birds often eat numerous grains of the pesticide, mistaking them for seeds, and then die shortly thereafter. Bacillus thuringiensis Baculovirus Beauveria bassiana Beauveria brongniartii Metarhizium acridum Metarhizium anisopliae Nomuraea rileyi Lecanicillium lecanii Paecilomyces fumosoroseus Paenibacillus popilliae Purpureocillium lilacinum. Hemicholinium-3 hemicholine Triethylcholine Enhancers: The main global producer is the FMC Corporation.

In a number of publicized incidents worldwide, carbofuran has also been used to poison domestic pets.


Carbofuran exhibits toxicity mediated by the same mechanism as that of the notorious V-series nerve agents and presents a risk to human health. Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 87 ed. Retrieved 5 June These alterations may consequently lead to serious reproductive problems following repeated exposure.

Carbofuran is known to be particularly toxic to birds. Archived from the original on Retrieved from ” https: Demecarium Fasciculins green mamba toxins 1234 Onchidal Onchidella binneyi Toxiity fluoride Unsorted: Highly soluble in N-methylpyrrolidone, dimethylformamidedimethyl sulfoxideacetoneacetonitrilemethylene chloridecyclohexanonebenzeneand xylene [2].

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Carbofuran also has contact activity against pests. It is classified as an extremely hazardous substance in the United States as defined in Section of the U. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.