Metofluthrin is a pyrethroid used as an insect repellent. The vapors of metofluthrin are highly effective and capable of repelling up 97% of mosquitoes in field tests. Metofluthrin is used in a variety of consumer products, called emanators, for indoor and outdoor use. These products produce a vapor that protects an individual or area; however, metofluthrin is not meant to be applied directly to human skin. Although metofluthrin has insectidal properties against other insects, it may not be an effective repellent for insects other than mosquitoes.
Metofluthrin is a pyrethroid pesticide with a broad spectrum, acting by contact, inhalation and repellent by its strong knockdown and killed capability. It is effective against a broad of pest, including mosquitoes, flies, cockroaches and whitefly, etc. Metofluthrin also use against cloth damaging Lepidoptera (moths) and cloth damaging Coleoptera (beetles) in indoor situations.
Metofluthrin can be used for the control of insects in indoor, non-food use (residences homes, non-food areas of restaurants, schools, warehouses, hotels).
Type and Method of Application: pesticide mats, coils and liquid emanators. It is also widely used in solutions designed for aerosols, and in the formulation of liquid pesticides.
Package & Transport
Package Size: N.W: 20/24 Kg G.W: 25/29 Kg;
UN Number: 3349
Hazard Class: 6.1
1. Avoid mixture with food and forage, and avoid reach of children.
2. Use respirator and glove when handling, clean completely with soap and water when splashed into skin.
3. Destroy and bury waste drum or dip it into alkali liquid for several days for recycling uses.
4. Storage in dry, cold area and avoid light.
|Molar Mass||374.34 g/mol|
(2-methyl-[1,1-biphenyl]-3-yl)-methyl-3-(2-chloro-3,3,3 -trifluoro -1-propenyl)-2,2-dimethyl cyclopropanecarboxylate
|PubChem||656636, 853871, 7849050|
|DOT Number||UN 3349|
|Jmol-3D images||Image 1|
|Appearance||Pale yellow liquid|
|Density||1.21 g/cm3 (25 ℃)|
|Boiling point||352.4 ℃|
|Vapour pressure||1.47×10-5Torr at 20℃|
|Solubility in water||0.67 mg/L|