NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Carbaryl CAS 63-25-2
Synonyms & Trade Names
alpha-Naphthyl N-methyl-carbamate, 1-Naphthyl N-Methyl-carbamate, Sevin®
DOT ID & Guide
2757 151
NIOSH REL: TWA 5 mg/m3
OSHA PEL: TWA 5 mg/m3
IDLH 100 mg/m3 Conversion
Physical Description
White or gray, odorless solid. [pesticide]
MW: 201.2
BP: Decomposes
MLT: 293°F
Sol: 0.01%
VP(77°F): <0.00004 mmHg
IP: ?

Sp.Gr: 1.23
Fl.P: NA

Noncombustible Solid, but may be dissolved in flammable liquids.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, strongly alkaline pesticides
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 5006, 5601; OSHA 63
Personal Protection & Sanitation
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily

First Aid (See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations NIOSH/OSHA
Up to 50 mg/m3: (APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator*
Up to 100 mg/m3: (APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode*/(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece/(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece
Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions: (APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode/(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus
Escape: (APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister having a high-efficiency particulate filter/Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus
Exposure Routes inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms Miosis, blurred vision, tear; rhinorrhea (discharge of thin mucus), salivation; sweating; abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; tremor; cyanosis; convulsions; irritation skin; possible reproductive effects
Target Organs respiratory system, central nervous system, cardiovascular system, skin, blood cholinesterase, reproductive system