Pesticides: Rotenone
Pesticide Classification
__ Herbicide __ Fungicide
_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
__ Synthetic
__ Biological
__ Oil
__ Soap
_X Botanical
__ Other
_X Broad-spectrum
__ Specific

__ Systemic
_X Non-systemic

__ Contact poison
_X Stomach poison
__ Other

Common Brand Names:

Limited availability and may be removed from the market soon

Chemical Action and Usages: Rotenone insecticide is produced by extracting it from the roots and stems of several tropical and sub tropical plant species, principally from the plants Derris and Cube’. Rotenone controls aster beetles, aphids, cabbage loopers, cucumber beetles, Japanese beetles (adult) and other listed insects on vegetables, roses and other ornamentals. It is a broad spectrum stomach poison. It is no longer allowed for organic use and may be removed from the market in the near future.

Cautions/Instructions: Read the label carefully of the brand you have selected. Apply the product according to the instructions on the label. Do not apply or allow any runoff to any body of water.

Toxicity: Moderately toxic to humans. Contact with the skin may result in irritation. Highly toxic to fish.