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CAS number  YesY
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Molecular formula C17H22N2O4
Molar mass 318.37 g mol−1
Density 0.979 g/mL
R-phrases R50
S-phrases S61
Flash point 110 °C (230 °F; 383 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Imiprothrin is a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide. It is an ingredient in some insecticide products for indoor use.[2] It has low acute toxicity to humans,[2] but to insects it acts as a neurotoxin causing paralysis.


  1. ^ Imiprothrin at Sigma-Aldrich
  2. ^ a b c Pesticide Fact Sheet, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
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