Insecticide - Hexythiazox

NOMENCLATURE Common name hexythiazox IUPAC name (4RS,5RS)-5-(4-chlorophenyl)-N-cyclohexyl-4-methyl-2-oxo-1,3-thiazolidine-3-carboxamide Chemical Abstracts name trans-5-(4-chlorophenyl)-N-cyclohexyl-4-methyl-2-oxo-3-thiazolidinecarboxamide CAS RN 78587-05-0]

Non-systemic acaricide with contact and stomach action. Good translaminar activity. Has ovicidal, larvicidal, and nymphicidal activity. Not active against adults, but eggs laid by treated females are non-viable.


Control of eggs and larvae of many phytophagous mites (particularly Panonychus, Tetranychus, and Eotetranychus spp.) on fruit, citrus, vegetables (all at 150-300 g/ha), vines and cotton.

Production formulation

Hexythiazox 98%TC
Hexythiazox 10%EC
Hexythiazox 10%SC
Hexythiazox 10%WP