A selective, persistent, contact and stomach poison insecticide, used particularly against larvae. Acts by disrupting chitin synthesis and deposition, preventing the hatching of insect eggs.
Animals most affected
Direct ingestion of the product.
Compound of low toxicity.
Oral doses in mg/kg:
160 mg/kg daily for 6 weeks (causing a mild methaemoglobinaemia)
Clinical features and lesions
No cases of poisoning have been reported with this product. Direct ingestion does not appear to have any pathological effect.