Agent Name

Chlorfenapyr

CAS Number

122453-73-0

Formula

C15-H11-Br-Cl-F3-N2-O

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

AC 303630; CL 303630; Kotetsu; Pirate; Pirate 3F; Pylon; 1H-Pyrrole-3-carbonitrile, 4-bromo-2-(4-chlorophenyl)-1-(ethoxymethyl)-5-(trifluoromethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] 4-Bromo-2-(4-chlorophenyl)-1-ethoxymethyl-5-trifluoromethylpyrrole-3-carbonitrile; [Hawley] 4-Bromo-2-(4-chlorophenyl)-1-(ethoxymethyl)-5-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrrole-3-carbonitrile; [Merck Index]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] Light tan or light yellow solid; [HSDB] White solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide and acaricide as a foliar spray to ornamental crops in greenhouses; [HSDB] One of a new class of pro-insecticides, the pyrroles, that depend on activation to another chemical; [Reference #1]

Comments

A moderate eye irritant; [HSDB] The active metabolite uncouples oxidative phosphorylation in the mitochondria causing cellular death; [Reference #1] In high-dose animal studies, causes liver changes, depressed activity and ataxia; [RTECS] A mild skin and eye irritant based on animal studies; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.36E-8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 1,900 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Other Poison

Uncoupler

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