|Status:||modified ISO 1750 (published)|
|Activity:||fungicides (dithiocarbamate fungicides)
herbicides (dithiocarbamate herbicides)
nematicides (unclassified nematicides)
|Notes:||This substance is a derivative of metam [144-54-7].
The name “metham-sodium” is approved by the British Standards Institution and the Weed Science Society of America.
The name “sodium methyldithiocarbamate” is used in Canada and New Zealand.
The name “carbam-sodium” is approved by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
The name “carbathion” (карбатион) was used in the former USSR.
The name “metam-sodium” was formerly approved by ISO for the sodium salt, but this was replaced by the name “metam” for the acid as part of a rationalisation exercise in 1989.
|Pronunciation:||mē-tǎm sō-dē-am Guide to British pronunciation|
A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names