Insecticide - Cartap

NOMENCLATURE Common name Cartap IUPAC name S,S'-(2-dimethylaminotrimethylene) bis(thiocarbamate) Chemical Abstracts name S,S'-[2-(dimethylamino)-1,3-propanediyl] dicarbamothioate CAS RN [15263-52-2]

Systemic insecticide with stomach and contact action. Insects discontinue feeding, and die of starvation.


Cartap hydrochloride is used, at c. 0.4-1.0 kg/ha, for control of chewing and sucking insects (particularly Lepidoptera and Coleoptera), at almost all stages of development, on many crops, including rice (Chilo suppressalis, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus and rice-leaf beetle), potatoes, cabbage and other vegetables (Agromyzidae, Leptinotarsa decemlineata and Plutella xylostella); also on soya beans, peanuts, sunflowers, maize, sugar beet, wheat, pearl barley, pome fruit, stone fruit, citrus fruit, vines, chestnuts, ginger, tea, cotton, and sugar cane.

Production formulation

Cartap 98%TC
Cartap 50%SP