Agent Name

Tetramethrin

CAS Number

7696-12-0

Formula

C18-H25-N-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,3,4,5,6,7-Hexahydro-1,3-dioxo-2H-isoindol-2-yl) methyl; 2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methyl-1-propenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylate; (1-Cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboximido)methyl chrysanthemumate; 1-(Cyclohexene-1,2-dicarboximido)methyl 2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methylpropenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylate; 1-Cyclohexene-1,2-dicarboximidomethyl-2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methylpropenyl)cyclopropane carboxylate; 2,2-Dimethyl-3-(2-methyl-1-propenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylic; acid (1,3,4,5,6,7-hexahydro-1,3-dioxo-2H-isoindol-2-yl)methyl ester; 2,2-Dimethyl-3-(2-methylpropenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylic; acid ester withN-(hydroxymethyl)-1-cyclohexene-1,2-dicarboximide; 2,3,4,5-Tetrahydrophthalimidomethylchrysanthemate; 3,4,5,6-Tetrahydro-phthalimidomethylester der dl-cis-trans-chrysanthemumsaeure [German]; 3,4,5,6-Tetrahydrophthalimidomethyl (+-)-cis-trans-chrysanthemate; 3,4,5,6-Tetrahydrophthalimidomethyl cis and trans dl; chrysanthemummonocarboxylic acid; Bioneopynamin; Cyclohex-1-ene-1,2-dicarboximidomethyl (+-)-cis-trans-chrysanthemate; Cyclohex-1-ene-1,2-dicarboximidomethyl (1RS)-cis,trans-2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methyl-prop-1-enyl)cyclopropane carboxylate; Insectol; Multicide; N-(3,4,5,6-Tetrahydrophthalimide)methyl-cis,trans-chrysanthemate; N-(3,4,5,6-Tetrahydrophthalimido)-methyl dl-cis-trans-chrysanthemate; N-(Chrysanthemoxymethyl)-1-cyclohexene-1,2-dicarboximide; Neo-pynamin; Neopinamin; Neopynamin forte; Niagara nia-9260; Phthalthrin; Py-kill; SP 1103 forte; SP-1103; Sumitomo SP-1103; Tetralate; Tetramethrin; Tetramethrin,racemic; Tetramethrine; Tetramethrine [French]; Tetramethrine [ISO-French]; Tetramethrinum [Latin]; Tetrametrina [Spanish]; Weo-Pynamin; d-Phthalthrin; d-Tetramethrin; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyrethrins/Pyrethroids

Description

Colorless crystals; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a pyrethroid insecticide; [CAMEO]

Comments

Occupational asthma in an exterminator confirmed with specific bronchoprovocation testing; [Malo] Non-corrosive; [CAMEO] See Imiprothrin.

Reference Link

Asthma to tetramethrin.

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.08E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = >2,500 mg/m3/3H

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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