Pyriproxyfen

Other Trading Names:

  • Pyridyl Ether
  • S-71639
  • Zenith
  • Admiral

CAS Number: 95737-68-1

HS Code: 29333990

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  • 25 kg/ Bag
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Chemical Name

Pyriproxyfen

Purity

≥98%

Molecular Formula

C2H3N

CAS Number

95737-68-1

Appearance

White crystalline solid

Grade Standard

Technical Grade, Agricultural Grade, Insecticide Grade

Melting Point

46-47°C

Density

1.180 g/cm³

Chemical Description

  • Pyriproxyfen is a chemical compound widely used as an insect growth regulator (IGR), belonging to the class of insecticides known as juvenile hormone analogs. Its molecular formula is C20H19NO3, and it is a white to slightly yellow crystalline solid with a high degree of purity, typically over 98%.
  • Pyriproxyfen disrupts the normal development of insects, preventing them from reaching maturity. It is particularly effective against a wide range of insects, including mosquitoes, flies, fleas, and cockroaches, by inhibiting the growth and reproduction of these pests.
  • In the agricultural sector, Pyriproxyfen is used to protect crops from various insects. It controls the life cycle of pests, reducing their populations and helping to maintain crop yield and quality. It is applied directly to crops or used in integrated pest management strategies.
  • For pest control, Pyriproxyfen is utilized in household insecticides, particularly in flea and tick treatments for pets and livestock. It is often found in products designed to control the spread of pests in homes and gardens, providing long-term protection.
  • In veterinary medicine, it is used to manage insect infestations in animals, helping to control fleas and ticks that can affect livestock and pets. It is a key ingredient in many topical treatments and sprays for pets.
  • Pyriproxyfen's use in public health applications includes mosquito control programs to reduce the risk of vector-borne diseases like malaria and dengue fever. It is effective in larvicidal formulations used to control mosquito populations.
  • Due to its specific mode of action, Pyriproxyfen has minimal impact on beneficial insects, making it a preferred choice for integrated pest management strategies. Its low toxicity to humans and animals, combined with its high specificity, contributes to its popularity as an insect growth regulator.
  • Additionally, it is used in controlling pests in stored grain and food production facilities, ensuring product safety and minimizing contamination.
  • Pyriproxyfen has a relatively low environmental impact due to its biodegradability, making it a more eco-friendly option for pest control and agricultural use. It has a lower risk of resistance development compared to traditional insecticides, offering a longer-lasting solution for pest management.
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