Insecticide - Chlorpyrifos

NOMENCLATURE Common name chlorpyrifos IUPAC name O,O-Diethyl-O-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl) phosphorothioate Chemical Abstracts name O,O-Diethyl-O-3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl phosphorothioate CAS RN [2921-88-2]


Non-systemic insecticide with contact, stomach, and respiratory action.


Control of Coleoptera, Diptera, Homoptera and Lepidoptera in soil or on foliage in over 100 crops, including pome fruit, stone fruit, citrus fruit, nut crops, strawberries, figs, bananas, vines, vegetables, potatoes, beet, tobacco, soya beans, sunflowers, sweet potatoes, peanuts, rice, cotton, alfalfa, cereals, maize, sorghum, asparagus, glasshouse and outdoor ornamentals, turf, and in forestry. Also used for control of household pests (Blattellidae, Muscidae, Isoptera), mosquitoes (larvae and adults) and in animal houses.

Production formulation

Chlorpyrifos 2.5%WP
Chlorpyrifos 30%EW
Chlorpyrifos 30%ME
Chlorpyrifos 30%CS
Chlorpyrifos 40%EC
Chlorpyrifos 48%EC