See All ProductsEmamectin Benzoate

Action

Insecticide

Use

For use in cotton.

Formulation

Emulsifiable concentrate (EC).

Identification

Common Name

Emamectin Benzoate

Exp. Code Number

MK 244 (Merck)

CAS Code

155569-91-8; (formerly 137512-74-4)

Chemistry

Composition

Semi-synthetic avermectin derived from fermentation of avermectin B (abamectin): mixture of 4" epimethylamino-4"deoxy-avermectin B1a & B1b benzoate salts

Properties

White to off-white powder. Melting point 141-146°C.

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Chemical Group

avermectins; milbemycins

Mode of Action

chloride channel activators

Action Group

IRAC Group 6

Environmental Guidelines

Water Solubility

0.024 g/l at 25° C (pH 7)

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

WARNING

Toxicity Class

II

Toxicity

(Rat): Oral LD50 56-63 mg/kg. (Rat): Dermal LD50 >2000 mg/kg. Non skin irritation; severe eye irritant.