Tetramethrin [(1R)- isomers]


Other Name: (1,3,4,5,6,7-hexahydro-1,3-dioxo-2H-isoindol-2-yl)methyl (1R)-cis-trans-2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methyl-1-propenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylate ; d-tetramethrin

CAS Number: [ 7696-12-0 ]

Molecular Formula: C19H25NO4

Tetramethrin is one of most popular household insecticides recommended by WHO since Tetramethrin is practically non-toxic to birds and mammals.Tetramethrin can quickly knock down mosquitoes, flies and other flying insects, Tetramethrin also repel cockraoch very well. It can drive out cockroach living in dark lift so as to increase the opportunity of cockroack contact insecticide, It is often mixed uses with permethrin with the stong lethal effect to aerosol, spray, which are especially suitable for insects prevention for family, public hygiene, food and warehouse.

Thtramethrin is also have common name like d-Tetramethrin, as the commerical product d-tetramethrin means that a (1R)- rich product containing cis-trans- isomers in the ratio approx. 20:80.

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

Mode of action
Contact insecticide with knockdown action.

Used on Blattodea, Culicidae, Muscidae and other pests of public health. Often mixed with other insecticides and synergists.

Formulation types AE; EC; EO; Concentrates for the preparation of oil-based and water-based pressurised formulations.

Our Technical Material (TC) of Tetramethrin have the specification as per GB 29380-2012

Items Specification
Appearance offwhite solid
Content 95% min.
α (Cis/Trans ) approx. 20/80
Acidity (as H2SO4 ) 0.2% max.
Acetone Insoluble Matter 0.2% max.
Loss on Drying 0.5% max.

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