Ingredient of insecticidal sprays.
Pyrethrum extract 25%, 50%, 70% Pyrethrins Latin Name: Pyrethrum cinerariifolium TrevPart used: FlowerExtraction type: Solvent extractionActive ingredients: Pyrethrin I, Pyrethrin II, Cinerin I, Cinerin II, Jasmine I, Jasmine IICAS: 8003-34-7EINECS: 232-319-8Molecular Formula: C43H56O8
Viscous amber colored liquid
25%, 50%, 70%
Specific Gravity @20/20°C:
0.937 (50% Pyrethrins)
62°C (closed cup)
25 kg net steel drum
24 months in unopened container.
Organic insecticide. Ingredient of insecticidal sprays for use in households, food-storage warehouses, animal facilities and factories and on domestic and farm animals; garden and indoor plant sprays; control of insects in fruit, vegetable, field crop, and vine cultivation.
FATE IN THE ENVIRONMENT
Pyrethrins is easy to breakdown by sunlight and air, and has little residual effect. In stored grain, 50% or more of the applied pyrethrins disappear during the first three or four months of storage. Pyrethrum compounds are broken down in water to non-toxic products. Pyrethrins are inactivated and decomposed by exposure to light and air.
LD50 (oral, rat): 200-1500 mg/kg
Range may vary subject to the concentration.
LD50 (dermal, rat): greater than 1350 mg/kg
Pyrethrin is extremely toxic to aquatic life, such as bluegill and lake trout while it is slightly toxic to bird