Agent Name

Fenpropathrin

CAS Number

39515-41-8

Formula

C22-H23-N-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl-2,2,3,3-tetramethylcyclopropanecarboxylate; Danimen; Danitol; Danitol Fiori; Fenpropanate; Herald; Kilumal; Meiothrin; Meothrin; Miothrin; OMS-1999; Rody; S 3206; SD 41706; Smash; Tame; WL 41706; XE-938; Cyclopropanecarboxylic acid, 2,2,3,3-tetramethyl-, cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl ester; alpha-Cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl 2,2,3,3-tetramethylcyclopropanecarboxylate; 2,2,3,3-Tetramethylcyclopropanecarboxylic acid cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl ester; Ortho Danitol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyrethrins/Pyrethroids

Description

Pale yellow liquid; [Merck Index] Yellowish-brown liquid or solid; mp = 45-50 deg C; [HSDB] Yellow to brown liquid or solid (purity and temperature dependent); [CAMEO] Yellow-brown liquid or solid (depends on storage); mp = 45-50 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide and acaricide for fruits, vines, vegetables, ornamentals, cotton, field crops, and greenhouses; [HSDB]

Comments

In high-dose animal studies, causes tremor, ataxia, rigidity, and liver changes; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "Pyrethrum."

Restricted

Banned in the EU for use as pesticide for plant protection and other pesticides including biocides; [eChemPortal: ESIS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.48E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 19,070,000 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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