Metam-sodium hydrate

PESTANAL®, analytical standard

Sodium methyldithiocarbamate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C2H4NNaS2 · xH2O
Molecular Weight:
129.18 (anhydrous basis)
PubChem Substance ID:


analytical standard

Quality Level

product line




shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label


HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

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Signal Word



Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1

Supp Hazards



6.1D - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic hazardous materials or hazardous materials causing chronic effects

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Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

M Villarino et al.
Plant disease, 103(8), 1974-1982 (2019-06-19)
Fusarium solani is an emerging pathogen reported on Spanish strawberry crops both in nurseries and in fruit production fields, causing wilt and root rot. Pathogenicity, morphocultural characteristics, and sensitivity to biocides of 103 F. solani isolates recovered from symptomatic strawberry...
Stephen B Pruett et al.
Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 109(2), 237-246 (2009-04-03)
Sodium methyldithiocarbamate (SMD) is the third most abundantly used conventional pesticide in the United States, and hundreds of thousands of persons are exposed to this compound or its major breakdown product, methylisothiocyanate, at levels greater than recommended by the Environmental...
W T Runia et al.
Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences, 72(3), 687-691 (2008-04-11)
In The Netherlands the only chemical alternative for methyl bromide permitted is an application of metam-sodium (MS) with the active ingredient methyl isothiocyanate (MIT). After introduction of a new application method with 'rotary spading injection' legislation restricted the application of...
Sheng-Li Cao et al.
Medicinal chemistry (Shariqah (United Arab Emirates)), 8(2), 163-173 (2012-03-06)
We have previously found that the dithiocarbamate derivatives of quinazolin-4(3H)-one could act as cytotoxic agents against a panel of human tumor cell lines. To investigate the contribution of dithiocarbamate moiety to the cytotoxic activity, three series of novel quinazolin-4(3H)-one derivatives...
Seyed N Azizi et al.
Journal of environmental science and health. Part. B, Pesticides, food contaminants, and agricultural wastes, 47(7), 692-699 (2012-05-09)
In the present study, response surface methodology (RSM) based on the Box-Behnken design (BBD) was employed to investigate the effects of the different operating conditions on the removal of the fungicide (Vapam) onto soil modified with perlite using sorption process....

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