Agent Name

Cinerin II

CAS Number

121-20-0

Formula

C21-H28-O5

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

3-(3-Methoxy-2-methyl-3-oxo-1-propenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylic acid 3-(2-butenyl)-2-methyl-4-oxo-2-cyclopenten-1-yl ester; Cinerine II [ISO-French]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyrethrins/Pyrethroids

Description

Viscous liquid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Insecticidal component of pyrethrum flowers; Used as an insecticide; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause allergic reactions; [Merck Index] See "Pyrethrum."

Restricted

No longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.59E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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