Insecticide - Pyriproxyfen

NOMENCLATURE Common name pyriproxyfen IUPAC name 4-phenoxyphenyl (RS)-2-(2-pyridyloxy)propyl ether Chemical Abstracts name 2-[1-methyl-2-(4-phenoxyphenoxy)ethoxy]pyridine CAS RN [95737-68-1] unstated stereochemistry


Insect growth regulator; suppressor of embryogenesis, inhibitor of metamorphosis and inhibitor of reproduction.


Control of public health insect pests (flies, beetles, midges, mosquitoes); applied to breeding sites (swamps, livestock houses, etc.). Also used for control of whitefly and thrips.

Production formulation

Pyriproxyfen 95%TC
Pyriproxyfen 5%EW
Pyriproxyfen 5%ME
Pyriproxyfen 10.8%EC