Pyriproxyfen 1%GR insecticide for beetles and midges 95737-68-1
Pyriproxyfen is a pyridine-based pesticide which is found to be effective against a variety of arth
ropoda. It was introduced to the US in 1996, to protect cotton crops against whitefly. It has also
d useful for protecting other crops. It is also used as a prevention for fleas on household pets.
Pyriproxyfen is a juvenile hormone analog, preventing larvae from developing into adulthood an
d thus rendering them unable to reproduce.
In the US pyriproxyfen is often marketed under the trade name Nylar. In Europe pyriproxyfen is
known under the brand names Cyclio (Virbac) and Exil Flea Free TwinSpot (Emax).
Product name: Pyriproxyfen 1%GR
Pesticide category: Insecticide
CAS NO.: 95737-68-1
Appearance (TC): Off-white powder
Appearance (1%GR): Brown granule
Brand name: Greenriver/ as per customers request.
Pyriproxyfen is used for controlling of public health insect pests (flies, beetles, midges, mosquito
es); applied to breeding sites (swamps, livestock houses, etc.). Also used for control of whitefly a
Appearance : white crystal.
Melting Point: 45-47 °C.
Vapour Pressure: 0.30m Pa at 25°C.
Stability : Soluble in water 0.0037 mg/L at 20°C ,and soluble in most polar organic solvents, e.g, acetone, methanol.
Mode of Action
a insect growth regulator; suppressor of embryogenesis, inhibitor of metamorphosis and inhibitor of reproduction.
Characteristics and Uses
Pyriproxyfen is used for controlling of public health insect pests (flies, beetles, midges, mosquitoes); applied to breeding sites (swamps, livestock houses, etc.). Also used for control of whitefly and thrips.
Oral Acute oral LD50 for rats >5000 mg/kg.
Skin and eye Acute percutaneous LD50 for rats >2000 mg/kg. Not an irritant to skin and eyes (rabbits). Not a skin sensitiser (guinea pigs). Inhalation LC50 (4 h) for rats >1300 mg/m3.