Chinese: 威百亩; French: métam-sodium (n.m.); Russian: метам-натрий

Status: modified ISO 1750 (published)
PIN: sodium methylcarbamodithioate
IUPAC: sodium methyldithiocarbamate
CAS: sodium N-methylcarbamodithioate
CAS Reg. No.: 137-42-8
Formula: C2H4NNaS2
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.
Structure: Structural formula of metam-sodium
Pronunciation: -tǎm -dē-am  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C2H5NS2.Na/c1-3-2(4)5;/h1H3,(H2,3,4,5);/q;+1/p-1

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names