ERIC Number: EJ303472
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Synthesis and Testing of the Insecticide Carbaryl: A Laboratory Experiment.
Thadeo, Peter F.; Mowery, Dwight F.
Journal of Chemical Education, v61 n8 p742 Aug 1984
Carbaryl, 1-naphthyl-N-methylcarbamate, is the biodegradable (soft) insecticide most commonly marketed by the Union Carbide Corporation under the trade name of Sevin. Procedures for the synthesis and testing of carbaryl and for the testing of some compounds similar to carbaryl are provided. Equations showing its synthesis from methyl isocyanate and alpha-naphthol are included. (JN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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