Insecticide - Propoxur

NOMENCLATURE Common name propoxur IUPAC name 2-isopropoxyphenyl methylcarbamate Chemical Abstracts name 2-(1-methylethoxy)phenyl methylcarbamate CAS RN [114-26-1]


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


Control of cockroaches, flies, fleas, mosquitoes, bugs, ants, millipedes and other insect pests in food storage areas, houses, animal houses, etc. Control of sucking and chewing insects (including aphids) in fruit, vegetables, ornamentals, vines, maize, alfalfa, soya beans, cotton, sugar cane, rice, cocoa, forestry, etc.; also against migratory locusts and grasshoppers.

Production formulation

Propoxur 98%TC
Propoxur 10%ME
Propoxur 20%EC