Insecticide - Lufenuron

NOMENCLATURE Common name lufenuron IUPAC name (RS)-1-[2,5-dichloro-4-(1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoropropoxy)phenyl]-3-(2,6-difluorobenzoyl)urea Chemical Abstracts name N-[[[2,5-dichloro-4-(1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoropropoxy)phenyl]amino]carbonyl]-2,6-difluorobenzamide CAS RN [103055-07-8]

Acts mostly by ingestion; larvae are unable to moult, and also cease feeding.


Insect growth regulator for control of Lepidoptera and Coleoptera larvae on cotton, maize and vegetables; and citrus whitefly and rust mites on citrus fruit, at 10-50 g/ha. Also for the prevention and control of flea infestations on pets.

Production formulation

Lufenuron 98%TC
Lufenuron 5%EC