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Chemical Identification
Common Name
Metam-potassium
IUPAC
potassium methyldithiocarbamate
CAS
potassium methylcarbamodithioate
CAS No.
137-41-7
Molecular Formula
C2H4KNS2
Molecular Structure
Physical Properties
Yellow to light yellow-green liquid with the possibility of an amine and a sulfur odor. Boiling point: 112°C/234°F. Vapor pressure 24mm Hg at 25°C.
Toxicology
(Rat): Oral LD50 630 mg/kg. (Rabbit): Dermal LD50 >1000 mg/kg. Corrosive to eye, skin
Environmental Profile
WATER SOLUBILITY: Miscible HAZARDS: Fish: Toxic
Transport Information
Signal Word:DANGER; Hazard Class:Ib(Highly hazardous)

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