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Chemical Identification and Use for Cypermethrin

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical Chemical Name : Cypermethrin CAS Number :

Chemical Name:

Cypermethrin

CAS Number:

52315-07-8 (undefined stereochemistry) 66841-24-5 ([(1R)-1a(R*), 3b] )

U.S. EPA PC Code:

109704

CA DPR Chem Code:

2171

Molecular Weight:

416.3

Molecular Structure:

Molecular Structure :

Use Type:

InsecticideUse Type :

Chem Class:

PyrethroidChem Class :

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Historical Use of this Chemical

Top five crops and sites for this pesticide in California

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View All Crops and Sitesfor this pesticide in California Structural Pest Control Landscape Onions Other Names for this Chemical About

California Structural Pest Control View All Crops and Sites Landscape Onions Other Names for this Chemical

Landscape

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Other Names for this Chemical

About Chemical Synonyms

Onions Other Names for this Chemical About Chemical Synonyms Animal Husbandry Head Lettuce 02171 (CA DPR

Animal Husbandry

for this Chemical About Chemical Synonyms Animal Husbandry Head Lettuce 02171 (CA DPR Chem Code Text)

Head Lettuce

02171 (CA DPR Chem Code Text) , 02171 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 109704 (US EPA PC Code Text) , 109704 (US EPA PC Code) , 2171 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 2171 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 52315-07-8 (CAS number) , 52315078 (CAS number without hyphens) , 597 (PDP Code) , 66841-24-5 (CAS number) , 66841245 , 66841245 (CAS number without hyphens) , Cipermetrin , Cipermetrina , Cyclopropanecarboxylic acid, 3-(2,2-dichloroethenyl)-2,2-dimethyl-, (R)-cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl ester, (1R, 3S)- , Cyclopropanecarboxylic acid, 3-(2,2-dichloroethenyl)-2,2-dimethyl-, cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl ester , Cyclopropanecarboxylic acid, 3-(2,2-dichloroethenyl)-2,2-dimethyl-, cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl ester, 1R-1alpha(R*),3beta- , cypermethin , Cypermethrin , Cypermethrin , Cypermethrin, d-trans-beta , Cypermethrine , Cyperm?thrine , d-trans-.beta.Cypermethrin

Products Containing This Chemical

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Signs and Symptoms of Cypermethrin Poisoning

NOTE! There may be other diseases and chemicals that have similar symptoms.Products Signs and Symptoms of Cypermethrin Poisoning If you have a poisoning emergency in the United

If you have a poisoning emergency in the United States call 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is unconscious, call 911.be other diseases and chemicals that have similar symptoms. Cypermethrin is a Pyrethroid compound. Symptoms of

Cypermethrin is a Pyrethroid compound.

Symptoms of Poisoning with Pyrethroid Compounds

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- Irritation of skin and eyes.

- Irritability to sound or touch, abnormal facial sensation, sensation of prickling, tingling or creeping on skin, numbness.

- Headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive salivation, fatigue.

- In severe cases: fluid in the lungs and muscle twitching may develop. Seizures may occur and are more common with more toxic cyano-pyrethroids.

Source for Group Symptoms: Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning, 5th edition, U.S. EPA, Chapter 8.

Treatment for Pyrethroid Poisoning

See: Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning, 5th edition, U.S. EPA, Chapter 8, page 88.

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Symptoms of Cypermethrin Exposure from the International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC)

   

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Route of Exposure

Symptoms

 

First Aid

 

Inhalation

Burning sensation. Cough. Dizziness. Headache. Nausea. Shortness of breath.

 

Fresh air rest. Refer for medical attention.

 

Skin

Redness. Burning sensation. Numbness. Tingling. Itching.

 

Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.

Eyes

 

First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes

Redness. Pain.

 

(remove contact lenses if easily possible) then take

 

to a doctor.

 

Ingestion

Abdominal pain. Convulsions. Vomiting. (Further see Inhalation).

 

Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.

 

Notes for ICSC Information

 

Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties. Ripcord Barricade Cymbush Agrothrin

are trade names. Also consult publication Health and Safety Guide No. 22 Cypermethrin and Environmental Health Criteria No. 82 Cypermethrin of IPCS.

 

Toxicity Information for Cypermethrin

of IPCS.   Toxicity Information for Cypermethrin Note : Information for many chemicals is incomplete and
of IPCS.   Toxicity Information for Cypermethrin Note : Information for many chemicals is incomplete and

Note: Information for many chemicals is incomplete and may not be fully representative of effects on humans. Why?

Summary Toxicity Information

PAN Bad Actor

Acute

Chemical 1

Not Listed

Toxicity 2

Chemical 1 Not Listed Toxicity 2

Carcinogen

Cholinesterase

Ground

Developmental or

Endocrine

Inhibitor

Water Contaminant

Reproductive Toxin

Disruptor

Possible

No

Possible No Suspected
Possible No Suspected

Suspected

Toxin Disruptor Possible No Suspected Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category.

Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category.

Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence summary

Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence summary assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page.

1. PAN Bad Actors are chemicals that are one or more of the following: highly acutely toxic, cholinesterase inhibitor, known/probable carcinogen,

known groundwater pollutant or known reproductive or developmental toxicant. NOTE! Because there are no authoritative lists of Endocrine Disrupting (ED) chemicals, EDs are not yet considered PAN Bad Actor chemicals.

2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products.

To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.

Additional Resources about the Toxicity of this Chemical

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Detailed Toxicity Information

This Chemical

Parent Chemical

Acute Toxicity 2

Cypermethrin

A c u t e T o x i c i t y 2 Cypermethrin Cypermethrin,

Cypermethrin, zeta

WHO Acute Hazard

Not Listed

Ib, Highly Hazardous

TRI Acute Hazard

Not Listed

Not Listed

Material Safety Data Sheets Acute rating from U.S. EPA product label

Not Available No Consensus Value

Not Available No Consensus Value

U.S. NTP Acute Toxicity Studies

View Studies Cholinesterase Inhibitor

View Studies Cholinesterase Inhibitor

No NTP Studies

No

No NTP Studies

No

2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.

Cancer Information

Cypermethrin

Cancer Information Cypermethrin Cypermethrin, zeta

Cypermethrin, zeta

IARC Carcinogens

Not Listed

Not Listed

U.S. NTP Carcinogens

Not Listed

Not Listed

California Prop 65 Known Carcinogens

Not Listed

Not Listed

U.S. EPA Carcinogens

C, Possible

C, Possible

TRI Carcinogen

Not Listed

Not Listed

Endocrine Disruption

Cypermethrin

Endocrine Disruption C y p e r m e t h r i n C y

Cypermethrin, zeta

Illinois EPA list

Yes

Susl

Keith list

Yes

Yes

Colborn list

Yes

Yes

Benbrook list

Yes

Yes

Danish Inert list

Yes

Yes

EU list

Yes

Yes

Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity

Cypermethrin

and Developmental Toxicity C y p e r m e t h r i n C

Cypermethrin, zeta

CA Prop 65 Developmental Toxin

Not Listed

Not Listed

U.S. TRI Developmental Toxin

Not Listed

Not Listed

CA Prop 65 Female Reproductive Toxin

Not Listed

Not Listed

CA Prop 65 Male Reproductive Toxin

Not Listed

Not Listed

U.S. TRI Reproductive Toxin

Not Listed

Not Listed

Chemicals of Special Concern

Cypermethrin

Chemicals of Special Concern C y p e r m e t h r i n

Cypermethrin, zeta

PAN Bad Actors

Not Listed

Yes

PAN Dirty Dozen list

Not Listed

Not Listed

Water Pollution Potential and Criteria for Cypermethrin

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Water Pollution Potential

This Chemical

Parent Chemical

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin Cypermethrin, zeta

Cypermethrin, zeta

PAN Ground Water Contaminant Rating

Insufficient Data

Insufficient Data

Water Standards and Criteria

This Chemical

Parent Chemical

WHO Water Quality Criteria

Description

Unlikely to occur in drinking-water

Notes

Notes: e

Regulatory Information for Cypermethrin

International Regulatory Status

Registration in Selected Countries

This Chemical

Status Registration in Selected Countries This Chemical Registration in Selected Countries: P a r e n

Registration in Selected Countries:

Parent Chemical

Countries: P a r e n t C h e m i c a l Registration
Countries: P a r e n t C h e m i c a l Registration

Registration for Selected Countries:

 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, zeta

Not Listed

Not Listed

UNEP Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP) UNEP Prior Informed Consent Chemical (PIC)

Not Listed

Not Listed

WHO Obsolete Pesticide

Not Listed

Not Listed

U.S. and California Regulatory Status

U.S. EPA Registered

No

Yes

U.S. EPA Hazardous Air Pollutant

Not Listed

Not Listed

U.S. EPA Minimum Risk Pesticide (25b list)

No

No

CA Registered

Yes

Yes

CA Groundwater Contaminant

Not Listed

Not Listed

CA Toxic Air Contaminant

Not Listed

Not Listed

Maximum Tolerance and Residue Levels

Codex Alimentarius

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(UN FAO Maximum Residue Limits) U.S. Maximum Tolerance Levels European Union Maximum Residue Levels

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Ecotoxicity for Cypermethrin

Union Maximum Residue Levels Go to web site Go to web site Ecotoxicity for Cypermethrin 5

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Aquatic Ecotoxicity

All Toxic Effects for Organism Group

 

Organism Group

Effects Noted

Amphibians Development, Enzyme(s), Mortality, Population

Amphibians

Development, Enzyme(s), Mortality, Population

Annelida Mortality

Annelida

Mortality

AquaticPlants Accumulation, Biochemistry, Population

AquaticPlants

Accumulation, Biochemistry, Population

Crustaceans Behavior, Biochemistry, Development, Enzyme(s), Growth, Intoxication, Mortality, Population

Crustaceans

Behavior, Biochemistry, Development, Enzyme(s), Growth, Intoxication, Mortality, Population

Fish Accumulation, Behavior, Biochemistry, Cell(s), Development, Enzyme(s), Feeding Behavior, Genetics, Histology,

Fish

Accumulation, Behavior, Biochemistry, Cell(s), Development, Enzyme(s), Feeding Behavior, Genetics, Histology, Hormone(s), Injury, Intoxication, Mortality, Physiology, Population, Reproduction

Insects Accumulation, Behavior, Intoxication, Mortality, Population

Insects

Accumulation, Behavior, Intoxication, Mortality, Population

Molluscs Accumulation, Behavior, Biochemistry, Enzyme(s), Genetics, Intoxication, Mortality, Physiology, Population,

Molluscs

Accumulation, Behavior, Biochemistry, Enzyme(s), Genetics, Intoxication, Mortality, Physiology, Population, Reproduction

 
 

NematodesandFlatworms

Mortality, Population

Phytoplankton Accumulation, Biochemistry, Mortality, Physiology, Population, Reproduction

Phytoplankton

Accumulation, Biochemistry, Mortality, Physiology, Population, Reproduction

Zooplankton Behavior, Biochemistry, Development, Enzyme(s), Feeding Behavior, Growth, Intoxication, Mortality, Population,

Zooplankton

Behavior, Biochemistry, Development, Enzyme(s), Feeding Behavior, Growth, Intoxication, Mortality, Population, Reproduction

  Accumulation, Behavior, Development, Enzyme(s), Genetics, Growth, Histology, Mortality, Physiology,
 

Accumulation, Behavior, Development, Enzyme(s), Genetics, Growth, Histology, Mortality, Physiology,

~

Un-Assigned

Population

~Un-Assigned Population

~Un-Assigned

Population

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Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group

 

Organism Group

Average Acute Toxicity

Acute Toxicity Range

Crustaceans Very Highly Toxic Very Highly Toxic

Crustaceans

Very Highly Toxic

Very Highly Toxic

Fish Highly Toxic Moderate to Very High Toxicity

Fish

Highly Toxic

Moderate to Very High Toxicity

Insects Very Highly Toxic Very Highly Toxic

Insects

Very Highly Toxic

Very Highly Toxic

Molluscs Moderately Toxic Moderate to Very High Toxicity

Molluscs

Moderately Toxic

Moderate to Very High Toxicity

Zooplankton Very Highly Toxic Very Highly Toxic

Zooplankton

Very Highly Toxic

Very Highly Toxic

~ Un-Assigned Slightly Toxic Not Acutely Toxic to Very High Toxicity

~

Un-Assigned

Slightly Toxic

Not Acutely Toxic to Very High Toxicity

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Terrestrial Ecotoxicity

Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group

Sorry, no honeybee acute toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

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Honeybee Chronic Toxicity

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Related Chemicals for Cypermethrin

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CAS

Relation

Reason

Chemical Name

Chem Detail

Registration

Symptoms

California Use

Chem

U.S.

PAN

Number

Use Type

EPA

Bad

Reg

Actor

52315-07-8,

                   

69865-47-0,

Parent

P

Cypermethrin,

zeta

View69865-47-0, Parent P Cypermethrin, zeta View View View Insecticide Yes Yes

View69865-47-0, Parent P Cypermethrin, zeta View View View Insecticide Yes Yes

View69865-47-0, Parent P Cypermethrin, zeta View View View Insecticide Yes Yes

View69865-47-0, Parent P Cypermethrin, zeta View View View Insecticide Yes Yes

Insecticide

Yes

Yes

86752-99-0

52315-07-8,

Related

6

Cypermethrin

View52315-07-8, Related 6 Cypermethrin View View View Insecticide No Not

View52315-07-8, Related 6 Cypermethrin View View View Insecticide No Not

View52315-07-8, Related 6 Cypermethrin View View View Insecticide No Not

View52315-07-8, Related 6 Cypermethrin View View View Insecticide No Not

Insecticide

No

Not

66841-24-5

Listed

67375-30-8

Related

6

Cypermethrin,

View67375-30-8 Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide No Not

View67375-30-8 Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide No Not

View67375-30-8 Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide No Not

View67375-30-8 Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide No Not

Insecticide

No

Not

alpha

Listed

65731-84-2,

                   

72204-43-4,

Related

6

Cypermethrin,

View72204-43-4, Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide Yes Not

View72204-43-4, Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide Yes Not

View72204-43-4, Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide Yes Not

View72204-43-4, Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide Yes Not

Insecticide

Yes

Not

65732-07-2,

beta

Listed

83860-31-5

       

71697-59-1

Related

6

Cypermethrin,

View71697-59-1 Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide No Not

View71697-59-1 Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide No Not

View71697-59-1 Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide No Not

View71697-59-1 Related 6 Cypermethrin, View View View Insecticide No Not

Insecticide

No

Not

theta

Listed

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