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Main Title Drinking Water Criteria Document for Oxamyl (Vydate) (Trade Name).
Author Turck, P. ; Cerny, M. ; England, D. T. ; Swetlow, K. ;
CORP Author Dynamac Corp., Rockville, MD.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Criteria and Standards Div.
Publisher May 90
Year Published 1990
Stock Number PB90-214982
Additional Subjects Public health ; Organic compounds ; Water pollution ; Insecticides ; Chemical properties ; Soil contamination ; Toxicity ; Adsorption ; Rodents ; Metabolism ; Nematocides ; Exposure ; Mutagens ; Carcinogens ; Skin(Anatomy) ; Laboratory animals ; Mortality ; Dosage ; Tables(Data) ; Humans ; Oxamyl ; Drinking water ; Bioaccumulation
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB90-214982 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 12/03/1990
Collation 79p
Oxamyl is stable in the solid form and relatively stable in aqueous solutions at acidic pH. At alkaline pH, however, oxamyl is rapidly hydrolyzed to an oximino compound. Exposure to light, particularly at low concentrations, results in rapid and extensive decomposition of oxamyl. Decomposition in soils under both aerobic and anaerobic conditions is also rapid and extensive. Field studies indicate that the mobility of oxamyl in soil is limited. Vydate is widely used for control of insects, mites, and nematodes on field crops, fruits, and ornamentals. Oxamyl is rapidly absorbed, metabolized, and eliminated by rodents. Rats eliminated greater than 50% of an oral dose of oxamyl in the urine within 3 days of administration. Oxamyl is also toxic following long-term oral exposure.