Insecticide - Lambda-cyhalothrin

NOMENCLATURE Common name lambda-cyhalothrin (BSI, draft E-ISO); lambda-cyhalothrine ((f) draft F-ISO) Chemical Abstracts name [1a(S*),3a(Z)]-(?-cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl 3-(2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-propenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate CAS RN [91465-08-6]

Non-systemic insecticide with contact and stomach action, and repellent properties. Gives rapid knockdown and long residual activity.


Control of a wide spectrum of insect pests, e.g. aphids, Colorado beetles, thrips, Lepidoptera larvae, Coleoptera larvae and adults, etc., in cereals, hops, ornamentals, potatoes, vegetables, cotton, and other crops. Provides good control of insect-borne plant viruses. Also used for control of insect pests in public health.

Production formulation

Lambda-cyhalothrin 95%TC
Lambda-cyhalothrin 10%WP
Lambda-cyhalothrin 10%EC
Lambda-cyhalothrin 5%EC
Lambda-cyhalothrin 5%WP
Lambda-cyhalothrin 2.5%EC