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Stereo wireframe model of (4aS)-Indoxacarb
Abbreviations DPX-MP062
CAS number 173584-44-6 YesY
PubChem 107720 YesY
ChemSpider 96889 YesY
UN number UN 3077
KEGG D06316
MeSH Indoxacarb
ATCvet code QP53AX27
Beilstein Reference 8366683
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C22H17ClF3N3O7
Molar mass 527.83 g mol−1
Melting point 88.1 °C (190.6 °F; 361.2 K) 99% indoxacarb PAI
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Indoxacarb is an oxadiazine pesticide developed by DuPont that acts against lepidopteran larvae. It is marketed under the names Indoxacarb Technical Insecticide, Steward Insecticide and Avaunt Insecticide. It is also used as the active ingredient in DuPont's line of commercial pesticides: Advion and Arilon.[1][2][3]

Its main mode of action is via blocking of nerve sodium channels. It is fairly lipophilic with a Kow of 4.65.

Household products[edit]

Indoxacarb is the active ingredient in a number of household insecticides, including cockroach baits, and can remain active after digestion.[4] Indoxacarb is the active ingredient in the new pet product, Activyl from Merck Animal Health. It is marketed to kill fleas on dogs and cats.[5]


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