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A knock-down type Insecticide that does not kill, but rather prevents infestations by breaking the biological life cycle. Methoprene mimics a juvenile insect hormone and prevents larvae from becoming adults and reproducing. It is an amber-colored liquid with a faint fruity odor.
Synonyms and Related Terms
(E,E)-11-methoxy-3,7,11-trimethyl-2,4-dodecadienoic acid 1-methylethyl ester; ZR-515; Precor; Altosid
- May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption
- Very toxic to aquatic life.
- Cayman Chemical: Methoprene
Physical and Chemical Properties
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 310.48|
Resources and Citations
- Wikipedia: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methoprene Methoprene} Accessed August 2022