Bendiocarb is a carbamateinsecticide and veterinary treatment that does not have EU regulatory approvalfor use. Description: A carbamate insecticide with a wide rangeof uses including storage, soil-dwelling and some foliar pests. Bendiocarb is an acutelytoxic carbamate insecticide used in public health and agriculture and iseffective against a wide range of nuisance and disease vector insects.Many bendiocarb products are orwere sold under the tradenames "Ficam" and "Turcam.".Bendiocarb is highly toxic tobirds and fish. Bendiocarb is a carbamate ester and a member of benzodioxoles. It hasa role as an EC 188.8.131.52 (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor, a carbamateinsecticide and an agrochemical.
Like othercarbamate insecticides, bendiocarb is a reversible inhibitorof cholinesterase, an essential nervous system enzyme. Symptoms of bendiocarbpoisoninginclude weakness, blurred vision, headache, nausea, abdominal cramps, chestdiscomfort, constriction of pupils, sweating, muscle tremors, and decreasedpulse.