See All ProductsCypermethrin

Action

Insecticide

Use

For use in cotton, fruits, nuts, vegetables, maize, sweet corn, sorghum and sunflowers.

Formulation

Emulsifiable concentrate, granular, ULV, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Names

Cypermethrin (ANSI, BSI, ISO-E, ISO-F, ISO, BAN); Cyperméthrine (ISO-F, ISO)

Exp. Code Numbers

FMC 45806 (FMC Corp.); FMC 30980 (FMC Corp.); PP383 (ICI); LE 79-600 (Rhone-Poulenc); WL 43467 (Shell); NRDC 149

CAS Code

52315-07-8

Other Code Numbers

EINECS 257-842-9; OMS 2002 (WHO); SHA 109704

Chemistry

Composition

(±)-α-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (±)-cis,trans-3-(2,2-dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate (IUPAC)

Properties

Pure isomers, colorless crystals. Tech: Yellow-brown viscous semi-solid. Melting point 60°-80°C. Soluble in methanol, acetone, xylene, methylene dichloride.

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

pyrethroids; pyrethrins

Mode of Action

sodium channel modulators

Action Group

IRAC Group 3A

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: LC50 0.69 µg/l (rainbow trout). Bee: Toxic

Water Solubility

Insoluble

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

CAUTION

Toxicity Class

III

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 250 mg/kg (corn oil); 4123 mg/kg (aqueous suspension); (Rabbit): Dermal LD50 >2000 mg/kg

Handling/Storage Caution

Do not apply when weather conditions favor drift from treated areas. Do not contaminate lakes, streams, ponds. When using, do not eat, drink, or smoke. Do not breathe spray. Wash hands and exposed skin before meals and after work. Wash out container thoroughly and dispose of safely. Store in original container, tightly closed in a cool, dry, well-ventilated, secure area out of reach of children and animals

Protective Clothing

Chemical-resistant apron when cleaning equipment, mixing, or loading. Coveralls over short-sleeved shirt and short pants. Chemical-resistant gloves. Protective eyewear. Shoes plus socks.

Emergency Guidelines

Flashpoint

240°F, 115.6°C (estimated)

Fire Extenguishing Media

Water fog, foam, carbon dioxide, dry chemical, halogenated agents