Insecticide - Niclosamide

NOMENCLATURE niclosamide Common name niclosamide (BSI, E-ISO, (m) F-ISO, BAN, Germany (for veterinary use)) IUPAC name 2',5-dichloro-4'-nitrosalicylanilide Chemical Abstracts name 5-chloro-N-(2-chloro-4-nitrophenyl)-2-hydroxybenzamide CAS RN [50-65-7] niclosamide-olamine Common name niclosamide-olamine (BSI, E-ISO, (m) F-ISO, BAN); clonitralid (Germany, for public health use) CAS RN [1420-04-8]

Molluscicide with respiratory and stomach action.


Control of golden apple snail in rice. Control of schistosomiasis and fascioliasis in man by killing fresh-water snails which act as intermediate hosts. Also used for veterinary control of tapeworm infestations.

Production formulation

Niclosamide 98%TC,
Niclosamide 70%WP
Niclosamide 50%WP
Niclosamide 25%EC
Niclosamide 25%SC
Niclosamide-olamine 98%TC
Niclosamide-olamine 30%SC
Niclosamide-olamine 50%WP
Niclosamide-olamine 70%WP