2,CAS Number: 82657-04-3
3,Molecular Weight: 42
TRADE OR OTHER NAMES: Product names include Talstar, Bifenthrine, Brigade, Capture, FMC 54800, OMS3024, Torant (with Clofentezine), and Zipak (with Amitraz) (61, 11).
REGULATORY STATUS: Bifenthrin is a Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP). It is for retail sale to and use only by certified applicators or persons under their direct supervision. It is only for the uses covered by the applicators certification (11). In the U.S., bifenthrin is registered for use on greenhouse ornamentals and cotton .
INTRODUCTION: Bifenthrin is a member of the pyrethroid chemical class. It is an insecticide and acaricide which affects the nervous system and causes paralysis in insects (61, 11). It is very highly toxic to fish and aquatic organisms (11, 62). The U.S. EPA has classified bifenthrin as Toxicity Class II-moderately toxic. Products containing bifenthrin must bear the SIGNAL WORD: WARNING. It is available as an emulsifiable concentrate or a wet table powder .