Insecticide - Metaldehyde

NOMENCLATURE Common name metaldehyde IUPAC name 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxacyclooctane Chemical Abstracts name 2,4,6,8-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7-tetraoxacyclooctane CAS RN [108-62-3]

Molluscicide with contact and stomach action.


Metaldehyde is applied as a molluscicide bait for controlling slugs and snails in a very wide range of agricultural and horticultural crops, and by members of the public to control slugs and snails in their gardens and allotments.

Production formulation

Metaldehyde 99%TC
Metaldehyde 6%G
Metaldehyde 12%G
Metaldehyde 40%SC
Metaldehyde 80%WP