PyrethroidDeltamethrin 2.5%EC NOMENCLATURECommon name
deltamethrin (BSI, draft E-ISO); Deltamethrine ((f) draft F-ISO)CAS RN
[52918-63-5]; [52820-00-5]Deltamethrin 2.5%EC APPLICATIONS
Like all pyrethroids, prevents the sodium channels from functioning, so that no transmission of nerve impulses can take place. Deltamethrin 2.5%EC Mode of action
Non-systemic insecticide with contact and stomach action. Fast-acting.Deltamethrin 2.5%EC Uses
A potent insecticide, effective by contact and ingestion against a wide range of pests. Crop protection uses include: Coleoptera, Heteroptera, Homoptera, Lepidoptera and Thysanoptera in cereals, citrus, cotton, grapes, maize, oilseed rape, soya beans, top fruit and vegetables.
It controls Acrididae and is recommended against locusts. Soil surface sprays control Noctuidae. It is used against indoor crawling and flying insects and pests of stored grain and timber (Blattodea, Culicidae, Muscidae). Dip or spray and pour-on applications give good control of Muscidae, Tabanidae, Ixodidae and other Acari on cattle, sheep and pigs, etc.