Agent Name

S-Kinoprene

CAS Number

65733-20-2

Formula

C18-H28-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-Propynyl (S-(E,E))-3,7,11-trimethyl-2,4-dodecadienate; 2,4-Dodecadienoic acid, 3,7,11-trimethyl-, 2-propynyl ester, (2E,4E,7S)-; 2,4-Dodecadienoic acid, 3,7,11-trimethyl-, 2-propynyl ester, (S-(E,E))-; EnstarII Growth Regulator; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Technical grade (89%): Clear amber liquid with a mild fruity odor; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

A biochemical insecticide used to protect indoor non-food/feed crops; Acts as an insect juvenile hormone analog that inhibits normal growth during molting; At higher rates of application, it kills adult populations; Kinoprene (CAS# 42588-37-4) is no longer registered; The S isomer is the only remaining kinoprene product registered; [Reference #1]

Comments

A mild to moderate eye and moderate skin irritant in rabbits; Not sensitizing to guinea pig skin; No evidence of mutagenicity; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.9E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 4,780 mg/m3

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