Other Name: 2-[4-(1,1-dimethylethyl)phenoxy]cyclohexyl 2-propynyl sulfite
CAS Number: [2312-35-8]
Molecular Formula: C19H26O4S
Propargite is an organosulfite acaracide and miticide used in a number of food and nonfood agricultural applications.
Propargite is registered in a number of countries for control of mites on a wide range of fruit trees, nuts, vines, vegetables, ornamentals and field crops such as almonds, cotton, corn, field-grown roses, walnuts, oranges, grapes, nectarines, dry beans, non-bearing fruit and nut trees, and many more.
Progargite is known as an organosulfite insecticide with the ability to destroy larval and adult mites through certain toxicological actions that have yet to be established
Inhibits mitochondrial ATPase, which results in interruption of normal mite metabolism and respiration.
Mode of action
Non-systemic acaricide with predominantly contact action; some additional action by inhalation.
Control of phytophagous mites (particularly motile stages) on a variety of crops, including vines, fruit trees (e.g. top fruit, stone fruit, citrus fruit), hops, nuts, tomatoes, vegetables, ornamentals, cotton, maize, peanuts, and sorghum. Used at rates from 0.75-1.8 kg/ha on row crops and foliar sprays of 0.85-3.0 kg/ha on perennial fruit and nut crops.
Phytotoxic to pears, strawberries, roses, and cotton under 10 inches in height. Citrus fruit and beans may also show some injury.
Formulation types EC; EW; WP.
Our Technical Material (TC) of Propargite have the specification as per HG 3765-2004
|Appearance||White to light tan crystalline powder|
|Acetone Insoluble Matter||0.2% max.|
|Acidity (as H2SO4)||0.3% max.|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Propargite is available uopn requested.