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CAS No. : 123312-89-0
Grade : Technical
Formulation : 50%WP, 50%WG
State : White to light brown coloured crystals
Classification : Insecticide
Pymetrozine is amember of the class of 1,2,4-triazines that is 4,5-dihydro-1,2,4-triazin-3(2H)-onesubstituted by a methyl group at position 6 and a(pyridin-3-ylmethylidene)amino group at position 4. It has a role as anantifeedant, an environmental contaminant and a xenobiotic. Pymetrozine is a new active ingredient from a chemical class (pyridineazomethines) not previously used as a pesticide. ... Based on these data, pymetrozine has been determined to be of low acute toxicity to humans,birds, aquatic organisms, mammals, and bees. Pymetrozine (CGA 215-944) is a new insecticide, highly active andspecific against sucking insect pests (Flückiger et al. 1992a). ... Pymetrozine was discovered and is currently being registered andmarketed by Ciba-Geigy with the tradenames Fulfill, Relay and Sterling inthe USA and Plenum or Chess elsewhere.
In general,technical pymetrozine has low acute toxicity, being classifiedas Toxicity taking into account data on the physical characteristics of pymetrozine.