from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A salt or an ester of carbamic acid, especially one used as an insecticide.
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- n. Any salt or ester of carbamic acid.
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- n. A salt of carbamic acid.
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- n. a salt (or ester) of carbamic acid
The state-run Xinhua news agency said police in the northeastern province of Jilin found traces of the toxic pesticide carbamate in partially consumed bottles of the drink recovered from a local hospital where the victims sought treatment.
Police in Jilin found traces of the toxic pesticide carbamate after testing partially consumed bottles of the drink recovered from a local hospital where victims sought treatment, the state-run Xinhua news agency said.
To contain the existing problem military personnel thoroughly sprayed the decaying animals with the insecticides methyl carbamate and "Baygon" (a propxur produced by Bayer, the aspirin makers); "Sevin" (a carbaryl produced by Aventis, a French company and smallpox vaccine maker that donated close to $2 million to the Bush camp in 2000); and "Lannate" (a methomyl produced by the chemical making machine DuPont).
Researchers study effects of unidentified products that are highly-contaminated with residues of carbamate, organophosphate and chlorine pesticides, dioxin in the smoke from the chlorine pesticides and bleached paper, cancer-causing polonium 210 radiation from certain phosphate fertilizers, any of about 1400 untested and often toxic non-tobacco additives, added burn accelerants, kid-attracting sweets and flavorings etc, carcinogenic filter components, and addiction-enhancing additives.
Many commonly used chemicals, especially organophosphate and carbamate pesticides, poison mammals by this mechanism.
MIC is used as a chemical intermediate in the production of carbamate insecticides and herbicides.
The Union Carbide Company used methyl isocyanate in manufacturing Carbaryl (carbamate) pesticides.
The ensuing investigation determined that the catastrophe was caused by a leak of methyl isocyanate, an ingredient used to manufacture carbamate pesticides at the nearby Union Carbide factory.
The catalyst's next useful step was to enable the benzene molecules to grab the oxygen atom from the CO2 in the carbamate, producing phenol and a reactive carbon monoxide CO species.
In a first step, the catalyst enabled the CO2 to form a reactive carbamate, like that made in plants.