Lufenuron is usedto control flea infestations by preventing hatching of eggs.It has been used as part of flea control, often with other drugsthat kill adult fleas. Lufenuron has been combined with milbemycin in formulationsfor small animals, and additional details may be found in the section onmilbemycin. An insect growthregulator used to control biting and sucking insects . Also hassome veterinary applications. Lufenuron consists of a pair ofenantiomers. Lufenuron is also referred to as an insect developmentinhibitor (IDI) because of its unique inhibition of the maturation process infleas and other insects. Lufenuron is indicated for the prevention and controlof flea populations. It does this by preventing the developmentof flea eggs; it does not kill adult fleas
The environment:pyrethrins are relatively safe, but the effect is short-lived and frequenttreatments are often required. Organophosphates and dichlorvos-impregnatedcollars can be toxic to ferrets and are not recommended.