See All Productslambda-Cyhalothrin

Action

Insecticide

Use

Controls a wide spectrum of insect pests on alfalfa, beans, cereals, corn, cotton, grain sorghum, pastures, peanuts, peas, peppers, potatoes, pome and stone fruits, rice, soybeans, sugarcane, tobacco, tree nuts and wheat.

Formulation

Emulsifiable concentrate, ULV, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Names

lambda-Cyhalothrin (BSI, ISO-E); lambda-Cyhalothrine (ISO-F); Cyhalothrin-lambda (CSA)

Exp. Code Numbers

ICIA0321 (ICI); PP321 (ZENECA)

CAS Code

91465-08-6

Other Code Numbers

OMS 3021 (WHO); SHA 128867

Chemistry

Composition

α-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl 3-(2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoroprop-1-enyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate, a 1:1 mixture of the (Z)-(1R,3R), S-ester & (Z)-(1S,3S), R-ester (IUPAC)

Class

Synthetic pyrethroid.

Properties

Solid. Melting point 49.2°C. Soluble in range of common organic solvents.

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 0.21 mg/l (bluegill), 0.24 mg/l (rainbow trout). Bird: LD50 >3950 mg/kg (mallard). Dietary LC50 >5000 ppm (quail)

Water Solubility

Low solubility; 0.004 mg/l

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

DANGER

Toxicity Class

I

Toxicity

(Tech) (Rat): Oral LD50 79 mg/kg (male); 56 mg/kg (female); Dermal LD50 632 mg/kg (male); 696 mg/kg (female)

Handling/Storage Caution

Do not store near feed, food or within reach of children. Skin and eye protection when handling concentrate

Protective Clothing

Coveralls over long-sleeved shirt and long pants. Chemical-resistant footwear plus socks. Chemical-resistant gloves. Protective eyewear.

Emergency Guidelines

Flashpoint

187°F, 86°C (SF)

Fire Extenguishing Media

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

First Aid

Get medical aid. Eyes: flush immediately with plenty of water. Skin: wash thoroughly with soap and water. If allowed to penetrate skin, apply fat based oil or cream. Water is highly polar and after a prolonged period of time will not decrease but may prolong the irritation. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Ingestion: drink 1-2 glasses of water. Inhalation: remove to fresh air