• Permethrin

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Permethrin is a widely-used pyrethroid insecticide. It is used in agriculture to protect livestock and crops, industrially to protect buildings, timber and aircraft, and pharmaceutically in the treatment of lice, scabies, and in the veterinary treatment of fleas and ticks. Permethrin is a neurotoxin that affects insects much more than mammals.

Permethrin is soluble in water and organic solvents.

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    CAS Number

    52645-53-1

    Molecular Formula

    C21H20Cl2O3

    Molecular Weight

    391.29

    Mechanism of Action

    Permethrin modifies the function of the nervous system by affecting the sodium channels in the cellular membrane.

References

    References

    Permethrin Facts (Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) Fact Sheet). (2006, June). Retrieved from https://www3.epa.gov/pesticides/chem_search/reg_actions/reregistration/fs_PC-109701_1-Jun-06.pdf

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