Other Name:[1a(S*),3a(Z)]-(?-cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl 3-(2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-propenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate

CAS Number: [91465-08-6]

Molecular Formula:C23H19ClF3NO3

Lambda cyhalothrin belongs to a group of chemicals called pyrethroids. Pyrethroids are manmade chemicals that are similar to the natural insecticides pyrethrins which disrupt the normal functioning of the nervous system in an organism causing paralysis and eventually death.

Lambda-cyhalothrin affects a variety of indoor and outdoor insects when they eat or touch the chemical lambda cyhalothrin has properties that may repel insects and it is used as

  • Agricultural insecticides for food and non-food crops
  • Insecticides used indoors and outdoors for homes, hospitals, and
    other buildings
  • Greenhouse, ornamental plant, and lawn insecticides
  • Insecticide products for use on cattle
  • Termite treatments
  • Insecticide products for use on rights-of-way
  • Aerially-applied insecticidesLambda cyhalothrin

Acts on the nervous system of insects, disturbs the function of neurons by interaction with the sodium channel.

Mode of action
Non-systemic insecticide with contact and stomach action, and repellent properties. Gives rapid knockdown and long residual activity.

Control of a wide spectrum of insect pests, e.g. aphids, Colorado beetles, thrips, Lepidoptera larvae, Coleoptera larvae and adults, etc., in cereals, hops, ornamentals, potatoes, vegetables, cotton, and other crops. Provides good control of insect-borne plant viruses, at 2-5 g/ha. Also used for control of insect pests in public health.

Formulation types CS; EC; EW; UL; WG; WP.

Our Technical Material (TC) have the specification as per GB 20695-2006

Items Specification
Appearance White to brown solid powder
Content 95% min.
Water 0.5% max.
Insoluble Acetone 0.5% max.
Acidity (as H2SO4) 0.3% max.

GHS complaint Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for commercial product of Lambda-cyhalothrin is available uopn requested.