Insecticide - Bifenthrin

NOMENCLATURE Common name bifenthrin (BSI, ANSI, draft E-ISO); bifenthrine ((f) draft F-ISO) IUPAC name 2-methylbiphenyl-3-ylmethyl (Z)-(1RS,3RS)-3-(2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoroprop-1-enyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate Roth: 2-methylbiphenyl-3-ylmethyl (Z)-(1RS)-cis-3-(2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoroprop-1-enyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate Chemical Abstracts name (2-methyl[1,1'-biphenyl]-3-yl)methyl 3-(2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-propenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate CAS RN [82657-04-3]



Uses Effective against a broad range of foliar pests, including Coleoptera, Diptera, Heteroptera, Homoptera, Lepidoptera and Orthoptera; it also controls some species of Acarina. Crops include cereals, citrus, cotton, fruit, grapes, ornamentals and vegetables. Rates range from 5 g a.i./ha against Aphididae in cereals to 45 g/ha against Aphididae and Lepidoptera in top fruit.

Production formulation

Bifenthrin 95%TC
Bifenthrin 10%EC, EW, ME, SC, FS
Bifenthrin 8%SC
Bifenthrin 2.