Agent Name

Flucythrinate

CAS Number

70124-77-5

Formula

C26-H23-F2-N-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(+-)-Cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl (+)-(4-difluoromethoxy)-alpha-(1-methylethyl)benzeneacetate; (+-)-Cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl(+)-4-(difluoromethoxy)-alpha-(1-methylethyl)benzeneacetate; (+-)-alpha-Cyano-m-phenoxy-benzyl (+)-2-(p-difluoromethoxy)phenyl-3-methylbutyrate; (+-)-Cyano-(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl (+)-4-(difluoromethoxy)-alpha-(methylethyl)benzeneacetate; (RS)-Cyano-(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl (S)-4-(difluoromethoxy)-alpha-(1-methylethyl)benzeneacetate; (RS)-alpha-Cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (S)-2-(4-difluoromethoxyphenyl)-3-methylbutyrate; 4-(Difluoromethoxy)-alpha-(1-methylethyl)benzeneacetic acid cyano(3-phenoxy-phenyl)methyl ester; AC 222705; Benzeneacetic acid, 4-(difluoromethoxy)-alpha-(1-methylethyl)-, cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl ester; CyBolt; Cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl 4-(difluoromethoxy)-alpha-(1-methylethyl)benzeneacetate; Cythrin; Fluorocythrin; Funchiong jujr; Guardian; Pay Off; Pay-Off; Stock Guard; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyrethrins/Pyrethroids

Description

Thick liquid; [Merck Index] Technical product is dark amber liquid; [HSDB] Clear colorless viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insecticide, acaricide, and food additive; [HSDB]

Comments

A synthetic pyrethroid; [Merck Index] Contact with skin causes delayed paresthesias; [HSDB] May cause irritation; May cause skin and respiratory sensitization after prolonged contact; [MSDSonline] See "Pyrethrum."

Restricted

Cancelled--no longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

8.7E-9 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 4,850 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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