See All ProductsPyriproxyfen

Actions

Biochemical; Insect Growth Regulator; Insect Growth Regulator

Use

Whiteflies, trips, and for control of public health insects. Applied to breeding sites.

Formulation

Bait, emulsifiable concentrate, granule, water-dispersible granule, wettable powder.

Identification

Common Names

Pyriproxyfen (BSI, ISO-E); Pyriproxyfène (ISO-F)

Exp. Code Numbers

S-31183 (Sumitomo); S-71639 (Sumitomo)

CAS Code

95737-68-1

Chemistry

Compositions

4-phenoxyphenyl (RS)-2-(2-pyridyloxy)propyl ether (IUPAC); 2-[1-methyl-2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethoxy]pyridine (CAS)

Properties

Melting point 45°-47°C.

Molecular Formula

C20H19NO3

Mode of Action / Resistance Management

Mode of Action

juvenile hormone mimics

Action Group

IRAC Group 7C

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: LC50 (96 h) >0.325 mg/l (rainbow trout). Birds: Acute oral LD50 >2000 mg/kg (mallard ducks, bobwhite quail); Dietary LC50 >5200 ppm (mallard ducks, bobwhite quail).

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

CAUTION

Toxicity Class

III

Toxicity

(Rat): Acute Oral LD50 >5000 mg/kg; Dermal LD50 >2000 mg/kg; Inhalation LC50 (4 h) >1300 mg/m3.