Agent Name

Pyriproxyfen

CAS Number

95737-68-1

Formula

C20-H19-N-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-(1-Methyl-2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethoxy)pyridine; 4-Phenoxyphenyl (RS)-2-(2-pyridyloxy)propyl ether; OMS 3019; S 31183; S 9138; S31183; SK 591; Pyridine, 2-(1-methyl-2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethoxy)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Pale yellow liquid; Solidifies on standing; mp = 49.7 deg C; [Merck Index] Colorless solid; mp = 45-47 deg C; [ICSC] Colorless solid or pale yellow liquid; mp = 45-47 deg C; [HSDB] White crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as insect growth regulator to control public health pests; [HSDB] Used as insecticide and veterinary ectoparasiticide; [Merck Index] Used as an insecticide to protect tomato, eggplant (aubergine), and cotton plants; [Reference #1]

Comments

May have effects on the blood and liver; [ICSC]

Reference Link

EFSA: Pyriproxyfen - 2009

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.18E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 1,300 mg/m3/4h

Reference Link

INCHEM JMPR: Pyriproxyfen - 1999

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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