dimethyl carbate

dimethyl carbate

[‚dī′meth·əl ′kär‚bāt]
(organic chemistry)
C11H14O4 A colorless liquid with a boiling point of 114-115°C; used as an insect repellent.
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Ethyl hexanediol, dimethyl phthalate, dimethyl carbate, and butopyronoxyl are also effective repellents, but do not cover as wide a range of insects as deet.