carbofuran

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carbofuran

[‚kär·bō′fyu̇r‚än]
(organic chemistry)
C12H15NO3 A white solid with a melting point of 150-152°C; soluble in water; used as an insecticide, miticide, and nematicide in many crops.
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All of the reports of poisoning by Furadan were anecdotal, and there has been no official confirmation by vets that this substance -- which has been banned within the EU -- is the cause of death.
In Kenya, Furadan was only withdrawn from the shelves in 2009 after complaints from conservationists and farmers.
Changes of acetylcholine, catecholamines and amino acid in mice brain following treatment with Nuvacron and Furadan.
Products: Insecticides--Brigade, Beleaf, Capture 2EC, Capture LFR, Carbine, Furadan, Hero, Mustang EW, Mustang Max; herbicides--Aim, Authority First DF, Authority MTZ, Command, Rage D-Tech, Shark, Shark H20, Spartan; Ranman fungicide; Aim EC herbicide
com Year established: 1965 Number of employees: 30 Pres: Mike Hughes Ag Creative Dir: Randy Belcher Ag Media Dir/Buyer: Bob Beukema HR Mgr: Tom Hoffman Controller: Tom Weatherly Ad ag accts: FMC Corp (Aim, Ammo, Capture, Furadan, Fury, Command, Pounce, Thiodan, Ethion, Brigade, Mustang, Sper Sal, Spartan, Shark), 1983 (Sydney Norton a/s, Richard Keller, Brad Armstrong) PR ag accts: FMC Corp, 1990 (Rich Keller) MARTIN/WILLIAMS ADVERTISING 60 S.
At RF, at least two types of carbamates are used: Furadan 5G and Satanil E, besides the organophosphate Roundup, which was proved nonmutagenic in several test systems.
MESSAGE: To relay the importance of the role Furadan plays in the Nebraska corn production industry.
One debt-ridden Rio Azul farmer committed suicide by drinking Furadan (carbofuran), leaving behind a wife and nine children, six under 18 years of age.
Products: Insecticides--Brigade WSB, Beleaf, Capture 2EC, Capture LFR, Carbine, Furadan, Hero, Mustang Mustang EW, Mustang Max; herbicides--Aim, Authority First DF, Authority MTZ, Authority Assist, Command, Rage D-Tech, Shark, Shark H20, Spartan; Spartan Advance, Ranman fungicide; Aim EC herbicide
International agricultural chemical sales remained strong in the quarter, but domestic volumes were lower, reflecting the expected phasedown of granular Furadan and slower early season demand.
A multi-agency investigation discovered the illegal practice of injecting chicken eggs with the pesticide Furadan in order to poison the predators of quail and quail eggs.
Table 3 Pesticides used and popular local names Pesticide Trade name Kikuyu name Used as DDT Dawa(*) ya thuya Insecticide Malathion Marathioni Insecticide Cabofuran Furadan Dawa ya igunya Fungicide Copper Kopa Fungicide Fenitrition Dathion Ndithani Fungicide Carbaly Dawa ya nguha Insecticide Captafol Difolatan Gitono Fungicide Orthodifolatan Difolatan Dawa ya mbaa Fungicide Diazinon Diazol Dawa ya ria Herbicide * "Dawa" (medicine) and "muthaiga" (medicine) were used interchangeably