AGROCHEMICALS / Insecticides / Fipronil

Description: FIPRONIL is a broad-spectrum, moderately systemic insecticide acts by contact and ingestion. It belongs to the new class of phenylpyrazole insecticides. It acts as a nerve poison by blocking gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) regulated chloride channels. It controls a wide range of insect pest in soil and on foliage in many crops viz. rice, cereals, cotton, sugarcane, oilseed rape, vegetables and other high-value crops.

Chemical Name : 5-amino-[2,6 –dichloro-4- (trifluoromethyl) phenyl]-4- [(1R,S)- (trifluoromethyl)sulfinyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile

CAS Registry No. : [120068-37-3]

UN No. 2588
IMDG : Class 6 (Pesticide Solid, Toxic, Marine Pollutant) IMDG 2004 Edition Vol.2
Page No. 123

Structural Formula :
FIPRONIL - Structural Formula

Specifications :
a) Appearance : White amorphous powder.
b) Fipronil content : 92% (w/w) minimum
c) Moisture content Karl Fischer method : 1.0 % (w/w) maximum
d) Melting Point : 200-203°C

Formulations : Suspension concentrate 5% w/w, Granules 0.3% w/w.

Compatibility: Compatible with most insecticides and fungicides

Toxicity :
a) Mammalian toxicity: WHO Classification: Class II “moderately hazardous”. It is non-irritant to skin and eyes
b) Environmental toxicity: It is low to moderately toxic to birds and fish. No risk to bees when used as a soil or seed treatment.

Shelf-life: Two years under normal storage conditions.

Packing :

Technical Grade : 25kg, 50kg and 100 kg UN approved HDPE / M.S. Drums with LDPE liner

Formulation :
: Liquid : UN approved flourinated HDPE or Alluminium bottles

: Granules UN approved HDPE sack with LDPE liner.