A contact, synthetic pyrethroid insecticide for foliar application. Available commercially in the form of concentrated emulsions; used also as an external insecticide in ear tags for the control of head fly and ticks in cattle.
For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and investigations, see Pyrethroids


[toxic.gif] Toxicity
Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in mg/l:
LD50  
 
rats 450
 
rats  
 
>3200 (if given as a suspension in water)
 
chickens  
 
>1600
NEL dogs 12.5 per day
LC50 (48h) fish 0.0005