IUPAC Name: Methyl 2-(dimethylamino)-N-(methylcarbamoyloxy)-2-oxoethanimidothioate
MCL: 0.2 ppm
Source: Used as a pesticide on a wide range of crops.
Water Treatment: https://tdb.epa.gov/tdb/contaminant?id=10200
Summary: Oxamyl (commonly referred to as Vydate) is a chemical that is used as a pesticide. Formerly sold as both granulated and liquid treatment, only the liquid form approved for use today. It is soluble in water up to 280 g/L at 25 C and has a density of 0.97 g/mL. Koc values ranging from 6 – 10 indicate that the compound will be highly mobile within soil. Hydrolysis under neutral conditions is expected to be a major fate process.