Pesticides: Cyfluthrin
Pesticide Classification
__ Herbicide __ Fungicide
__Bactericide
_X Insecticide/Miticide
__ Molluscicide __ Repellent
Properties Properties Properties
__ Selective
__ Non-selective

__ Pre-emergent
__ Post-emergent

__ Systemic
__ Contact
__ Broad Spectrum
__ Specific

__ Systemic
__ Non-systemic

__ Protectant
__ Eradicant
_X Synthetic
__ Biological
__ Oil
__ Soap
__ Botanical
__ Other
_X Broad-spectrum
__ Specific

__ Systemic
_X Non-systemic

_X Contact poison
_X Stomach poison
__ Other

Common Brand Names:

Bayer Advanced Home Pest Control Indoor & Outdoor Insect Spray
Bayer Advanced Lawn Power Force Multi-Insect Killer
Bayer Advanced Power Force Multi-Insect Killer
Bayer Advanced Power Force Rose & Flower Insect Killer
Tempo (commercial product)

Chemical Action and Usages: Cyfluthrin (Chemical name = Cyano (4-fluoro-3phenoxyphenyl) methyl 3-(2, 2-dichloroethenyl)-2-2 dimethylcyclopropaneacarboxylate) is a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide that has both contact and stomach poison action. It is a non-systemic chemical used to control pests such as ants, silverfish, cockroaches and other household type pests. It also controls leafhoppers, leaf miners, cutworms, armyworms, corn earworms, codling moth, cabbageworm, loopers, Colorado potato beetle and many others. Depending on the brand and formulation selected, it may also be labeled for turf, ornamentals and vegetables Cyfluthrin based insecticide formulations are available as wettable powders, aerosols, granules, emulsifiable concentrates and liquids.

Cautions/Instructions: Read the label carefully of the brand and formulation you have selected. Apply the product according to the directions on the label. If used on food crops, consult the product label for the appropriate harvest waiting period after last application.

Toxicity: Cyfluthrin is highly toxic to bees, other beneficial insects and to marine and freshwater organisms. It is considered moderately toxic to mammals. In humans, it may be a skin and eye irritant.