Oral Acute oral LD50 for rats 76-89 mg/kg. Skin and eye Acute dermal LD50 for rabbits >2000 mg/kg. It is not irritant to skin, and has no sensitising potential. Inhalation LC50 (4 h) for rats 2.12-4.44 mg/m3. NOEL (1 y) for dogs 0.25 mg/kg b.w. ADI 0.0025 mg/kg. Other Not tumorigenic. Toxicity class WHO (a.i.) II (company classification)
Mode of action Non-systemic insecticide which penetrates leaf tissues by translaminar movement. Paralyses the lepidoptera, which stop feeding within hours of ingestion, and die 2-4 dat. Uses For control of Lepidoptera on vegetables, brassicas and cotton, at up to 16 g/ha, and in pine trees, at 5-25 g/ha. Formulation types EC; SG.