Aldicarb Impurities

It is introduced directly to the soil and is used to manage mites, nematodes, and aphids.

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Impurity structure Parent Drug Name Name of Impurity Catalogue No. CAS No.
Aldicarb Sulfoxide-D3 Aldicarb

Aldicarb Sulfoxide-D3

DVE0014 1795136-36-5
Aldicarb-Sulfone-D3 Aldicarb


DVE0013 N/A

Aldicarb Related Compound

It is commonly used on cotton, peanut, and soybean crops. Aldicarb, a carbamate-class compound, is a very lethal systemic insecticide.


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What is the classification of aldicarb?

Aldicarb is an insecticide that belongs to the carbamate class of compounds.

What is the mechanism of action of aldicarb?

The method of action of aldicarb is systemic (contact and stomach action), and pests exposed to its active ingredient are affected by reducing the activity of acetylcholinesterase. Aldicarb undergoes metabolic conversion to aldicarb sulfoxide and aldicarb sulfone.

What is the use of aldicarb?

Aldicarb is a carbamate insecticide and the active ingredient of the pesticide Temik. It has been shown to be efficient against thrips, aphids, spider mites, lygus, flea hoppers, and leafminers, although it is predominantly employed as a nematicide. Aldicarb is a cholinesterase inhibitor that blocks acetylcholine breakdown in the synapse.