fipronil technical

Fipronil is a broad use insecticide that belongs to the phenylpyrazole chemical family. It is used to control ants, beetles, cockroaches, fleas, ticks, mites, mole crickets, thrips, rootworms, weevils, and other insects. Fipronil is used for the control of Insect pests in Agriculture , Public health, Veterinary and House hold. Fipronil kills insects when they eat it or come in contact with it. Fipronil works by disrupting the normal function of the central nervous system in insects.

Physical and Chemical Properties

Product Name

Fipronil Technical

Purity

92.00% Min

Other impurities

08.00% Max

Acetone Insoluble

0.50% Max

Acidity

0.50% Max as H2SO4

IUPAC Name

5-amino-1-(2,6-dichloro-α,α,α-trifluoro-p-tolyl)-

4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulfinyl]pyrazole-3-

carbonitrile
CAS No

120068-37-3

Empirical Formula

C12H4Cl2F6N4OS

Structural Formula
Molecular Weight

437.2

Appearance

white solid crystals

Odour

odourless

Melting Point

200-201°C

Specific Gravity

1.477-1.626 20°C

Vapour Pressure

3.7 x 10 -4 mPa (25° C)

Solubility

Water : 1.9 mg/lit at 20°C

Acetone : 545.9 g/lit at 20°

Dichloromethane: 22.3 g/lit at 20°

Hexane : 0.028 g/lit at 20°C
Stability

Stable to heat

Stable in water at pH 5 and 7

Slowly hydrolyzed at pH 9

Flash Point

88°C

Toxicity
Route Species LD50 Mg/Kg of B/w
Oral Rat

97

Dermal Rat

>2000

Packing 50,100 and 200 Kg UN approved Drums
Formulation Available

5% SC, 80% WDG, 80% WP , 0.3% G

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