Lambda cyhalotrin


 reaction product comprising equal quantities of (R)-α-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (1S,3S)-3-[(Z)-2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropenyl]-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate and (S)-α-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (1R,3R)-3-[(Z)-2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropenyl]-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate or of  (R)-α-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (1S)-cis-3-[(Z)-2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropenyl]-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate and (S)-α-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (1R)-cis-3-[(Z)-2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropenyl]-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate

CAS RN / EC No. / Index no.

[91465-08-6] /  415-130-7 / 607-252-00-6     

Molecular formula / Molecular weight

C23H19ClF3NO3 / 449,9  


Mode of Action and uses.

Lambda cyhalothrin is non systemic insecticides that belongs to the pyrethroid chemical class. It has contact and stomach action, and repellent properties. Gives rapid knockdown and long residual activity.

It is used to control a wide spectrum of insect pests, e.g. aphids, Colorado beetles, Thrips, Lepidoptera larvae, Coleoptera larvae and adults, etc., in cereals, oil seed rape, pome fruits, stone fruits, citrus, ornamentals, potatoes, vegetables, cotton, and other crops. Provides good control of insect-borne plant viruses.

It causes paralysis to the insects by keeping the sodium channels open in the neuronal membranes of an organism.

Formulations: 100 g/L and 50 g/L microencapsulated (proprietary technology); new granular soil insecticide

Main Trademarks: Sparviero (CS); Ercole and Trika Expert (Granular soil insecticide)

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