A contact carbamate insecticide, worm killer and fruit thinner. Available commercially in the form of wettable (dispersible) powders; also used to treat external parasites.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and laboratory investigations, see Carbamates (insecticides).


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Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in

LD50 rats 250 - 850
  rabbits 710
  chickens 197
  ducks >2179
  pheasants >3000
  quail 2990
  pigeons 1000 3000
  pigs 1500 - 2000
  dogs 250 - 795
  cats 125 - 250
LD50 (96 h) fish 5