Chemical Identification
Common Name
Ferbam
中文通用名
福美铁
IUPAC
iron(III) dimethyldithiocarbamate
or
iron(3+) dimethyldithiocarbamate
or
ferric dimethyldithiocarbamate
CAS
(OC-6-11)-tris(dimethylcarbamodithioato-κSS′)iron
CAS No.
14484-64-1
Molecular Formula
C9H18FeN3S6
Molecular Structure
Physical Properties
Molecular weight:416.5; Physical form:Black powder. Density:Bulk density c. 0.6 kg/l.; Melting point:Decomposes above 180 °C; Vapour pressure:Negligible at 20 °C; Partition coefficient(n-octanol and water):logP = -1.6; Solubility:In water 130 mg/l (room temperature). Soluble in organic solvents with high dielectric constant, e.g. chloroform, pyridine, acetonitrile, acetone.; Stability:Stable to storage in closed containers. Tends to decompose on exposure to moisture and heat, and on prolonged storage.;
Toxicology
Oral:Acute oral LD50 for rats >4000 mg/ kg. Percutaneous:Acute percutaneous LD50 for rabbits >4000 mg/kg. Slightly irritating to eyes (rabbits). Irritating to skin and mucous membranes. Not a skin sensitiser (guinea pigs). Inhalation: LC50 (4 h) for rats 0.4 mg/l. Phytotoxicity:Non-phytotoxic, but may cause russetting in Golden Delicious apples. ADI:( JMPR) 0.02 mg/ kg b.w. [1986].
Environmental Profile
Ecotoxicology:
Bees:Not toxic to bees.Birds:Acute LD50 for Japanese quail >2000 mg/ kg (76% formulation). Dietary LC50 for bobwhite quail 2940, mallard ducks >4640 ppm.Daphnia: LC50 (48 h) 0.09 mg/l.Fish: LC50 (96 h) for zebra fish 10.02 mg/l (76% formulation).Worms: LC50 (14 d) 625.48 mg/ kg soil (76% formulation). 

Environmental fate: 
Animals:Not stored in the body tissues (H. C. Hodge et al., J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 1956, 118, 174).Soil:Soil DT50 (aerobic) 4.90 d.Plant:In plants, the principal metabolite is dimethylamine salt of dimethyldithiocarbamic acid; tetramethylthiuram disulfide, tetramethylthiuram monosulfide, tetramethylthiourea, carbon disulfide and sulfur can also be formed. Dimethyldithiocarbamic acid can be
Transport Information
Signal Word:CAUTION; Hazard Class:III(Slightly hazardous)

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