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Revised June 1996


Trade and Other Names: Trade names include Ficam, Dycarb, Garvox, Multamat, Multimet, Niomil, Rotate, Seedox, Tattoo, and Turcam.

Regulatory Status: Most formulations of bendiocarb are classified as General Use Pesticides (GUP), with the exception of Turcam and Turcam 2.5 G, which are classified as Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP). Restricted use pesticides may be purchased and used only by certified applicators. Bendiocarb is toxicity class II - moderately toxic. Products containing bendiocarb bear the Signal Word WARNING.

Chemical Class: carbamate

Introduction: Bendiocarb is a carbamate insecticide. It is effective against a wide range of nuisance and disease vector insects. It is used to control mosquitoes, flies, wasps, ants, fleas, cockroaches, silverfish, ticks, and other pests in homes, industrial plants, and food storage sites. In agriculture, it is used against a variety of insects, especially those in the soil. Bendiocarb is also used as a seed treatment on sugar beets and maize and against snails and slugs. Pesticides containing bendiocarb are formulated as dusts, granules, ultra-low volume sprays, and as wettable powders.

Formulation: Pesticides containing bendiocarb are formulated as dusts, granules, ultra-low volume sprays, and as wettable powders.

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Basic Manufacturer:

Roussel Uclaf Corp.
95 Chestnut Ridge Road
Martvale, NJ 07645


References for the information in this PIP can be found in Reference List Number 3

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