Transfluthrin

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Transfluthrin
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Identifiers
CAS number 118712-89-3 N
PubChem 656612
ChemSpider 570973 YesY
KEGG C13410 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:32253 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C15H12Cl2F4O2
Molar mass 371.15 g mol−1
Appearance Colorless crystals
Density 1.507 g/cm3 (23 °C)
Melting point 32 °C (90 °F; 305 K)
Boiling point 135 °C (275 °F; 408 K) at 0.1 mmHg
~ 250 °C at 760 mmHg
Solubility in water 5.7*10−5 g/L
Solubility in hexane, isopropanol, toluene, dichloromethane very soluble
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Transfluthrin is a fast-acting pyrethroid insecticide with low persistency. It has the molecular formula C15H12Cl2F4O2.

Transfluthrin can be used in the indoor environment against flies, mosquitoes and cockroaches. It is a relatively volatile substance and acts as a contact and inhalation agent.

Transfluthrin, if used contrary to product instructions, may cause symptoms of poisoning including nervousness, anxiety, tremor, convulsions, skin allergies, sneezing, running nose and irritation.[1] No specific antidotes are known, but symptomatic treatment with antihistamines may help to control any allergies.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Information on the leaflet supplied with the product: Good Knight Advanced (ACTIV+ System) Mosquito Repellent Vaporizer cartridge (UPC Code:8 901157 001143)