IMIDACLOPRID

GENERAL

IMIDACLOPRID is a systemic insecticide, with a very good root-systemic action and with contact and stomach action. Acts on the central nervous system, causing irreversible blockage of postsynaptic nicotinergic acetylcholine receptors.

STRUCTURE

CAS NO.

IMIDACLOPRID

138261-41-3

ACTIVITY

Insecticides
(Pyridylmethylamine Insecticides)

MOL WT.

C22H19Cl2NO3
416.30

SYNONYMS
1-(6-chloro-3-pyridylmethyl)-N-nitroimidazolidin-2-ylideneamine
1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl]-N-nitro-2-imidazolidinimine

TOXICITY

Mammals

Acute oral LD50 for rats c. 501 mg/kg
Acute percutaneous LD50 for rats > 2,000 mg/kg
Acute ingalation LC50 (4 h) for rats > 69mg/ air.
Non-irratating to eyes and skin(rabbits).
In 2 year feeding trial, NOEL for rats 100, female rats 300,
mice 330 mg/kg diet.

Bird

Acute oral LD50 for Japanese quail 31, bobwhite quail 152 mg/kg

Fish

LC50(96h) for golden orfe 237, rainbow trout 211 mg/

Bee

Harmful to honeybees by foliar application, but no problems
expected when used as a seed treatment.

PRECAUTION IN HANDLING

It should be under no circumstances whatsoever be handled by children or incompetent persons. While in storage, drum should be kept well sealed and stored in cool, dry and well ventilated place. In case of accidental ingestion, the patient should be taken to a doctor who should give symptomatic treatment

SPECIFICATION

Appearance

Colorless crystals with a week characterstic odour

Specific Gravity

1.543 g/ at 20

Vapor Pressure

0.2 Pa at 20

Melting Point

135~145

Corrosiveness

Non corrosive to metals

Solubility(20)

In water 0.51 g/ (20).
In dichrolomethane 50~100, isopropanol 1~2, toluene 0.5~1,
n-hexane < 0.1 (all in g/, 20).

Partition Coefficient

Kow logP = 0.57 at 22

Stability

Stable to hydrolysis at pH 5~11.

Purity

95% min

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