Other Name: 3,6-bis(2-chlorophenyl)-1,2,4,5-tetrazine
CAS Number: [ 74115-24-5 ]
Molecular Formula: C14H8Cl2N4
Clofentezine is an acaricide that is used in plant protection products for the control of spider
mites on a wide range of crops. It acts primarily as an ovicide, but it has some activity against
early motile stages of mites.
As a low toxicity and high effective farm insecticide of broad-spectrum insect resistance, clofentezine is special effect to kill egg of insect and larva, but no harm to natural enemy. It is suitable to the high peak of insect egg. With insecticide one time, the whole period can be controlled. Clofentezine provide good effect to kill the insect ( red spider mite, rust mite) on applie , pears, plums and cherries, crops, etc.
Mode of action
Specific acaricide with contact action, and long residual activity. Inhibits embryo development.
Control of eggs and young motile stages (but not adults) of Panonychus ulmi and Tetranychus spp. on pome fruit and stone fruit (20 g/hl), citrus fruit (12.5-20 g/hl), nuts, vines (20 g/hl), hops, strawberries (200-300 g/ha), cucurbits (100-400 g/ha), cotton (150-250 g/ha), and ornamentals (20-30 g/hl). Has no effect on predatory mites or beneficial insect species.
May cause slight injury to glasshouse roses. May cause a slight pink deposit on petals of white or pale flowers.
Formulation types SC; WP.
Our Technical Material (TC) of Clofentezine have the specification as below:
|Appearance||magenta colored, crystalline solid|
|Content (by HPLC)||95% min.|
|Acidity (as H2SO4 )||0.5% max.|
|Acetone Insoluble Matter||0.5% max.|
GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Clofentezine is available uopn requested.