Synonyms: "mecarzole", "carbendazole", "bavistin", "carbendazime", "bavistan", "carbendazol", "medamine", "thicoper", "derosal"

Source: carbendazim is a broad-spectrum systemic fungicide with protective and curative action. It is used for the control of a wide range of fungal diseases such as spot, powdery mildew, corch, rot and blight, among others.


IUPAC Name: methyl N-(1H-benzimidazol-2-yl)carbamate
CAS Number: 10605-21-7
PubChem ID: 25429
Canonical SMILES: COC(=O)NC1=NC2=CC=CC=C2N1

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C9H9N3O2
Molecular Weight: 191,1867

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 2
Number of bond acceptors: 3
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 14


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Toxicological Information

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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

Goldman JM, Rehnberg GL, Cooper RL, Gray LE, Hein JF, McElroy WK. 1989. Effects of the benomyl metabolite, carbendazim, on the hypothalamic-pituitary reproductive axis in the male rat. Toxicology 57(2):173-182.
Lim J, Miller MG. 1997. Role of testis exposure levels in the insensitivity of prepubertal rats to carbendazim-induced testicular toxicity. Fundam Appl Toxicol 37(2):158-167.

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