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Prallethrin

General Information

  • Fact Sheet: Synthetic Pyrethroids.pdf
  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: (Type I) Synthetic Pyrethroid Insecticide
  • Uses: Agriculture, Residential / household, animal health (pet-cleaning products, pet-flea collar treatments), and against various insects (mosquitoes, ants, houseflies, fleas, ticks and cockroaches)
  • Alternatives: ManageSafe™, Organic Agriculture, Least-toxic mosquito control
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Possible (104)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Likely (103, 104, 105, 108)
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Yes (105, 106)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (109)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes (107)
  • Birth/Developmental: Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Not documented
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (103)
  • Toxic to Bees: Yes (103)

Residential Uses as Found in the ManageSafe™ Database

Additional Information