137-41-7 Metam potassium


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CAS Number:  137-41-7

Chemical Name:  Metam potassium

Type of Toxicity:  cancer

Listing Mechanism:  Authoritative Bodies (AB)

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Date Listed:  31-Dec-10

Chemical Formula:  C2H4KNS2

Synonyms:  wemcide CW 104, methylcarbamodithioic acid potassium salt

Appearance:  crystalline solid, but often supplied as a brown or yellow aqueous solution

Stability:  Stable, but decomposes in water solution to give toxic hydrogen sulfide. Incompatible with water, acids, copper, zinc.

More info:  Potassium N-methyldithiocarbamate CAS 137-41-7...

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