Gharda Chemicals Ltd.

Gharda Chemicals Ltd.

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India



Description: ALPHACYPERMETHRIN is a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide. It is a racemic mixture of two isomers (1R Cis S and 1S Cis R isomers) out of the eight Cypermethrin isomers. It is two to three times more active than Cypermethrin under field conditions. It is effective on a wide range of insects in a variety of crops. Alphacypermethrin has contact and stomach action and can be used on cereals, cotton, fruits, vegetables, flower crops, oilseeds, sugar beet, tea, vines, etc. for the control of a variety of insects.

Specifications :

  • Chemical Name : (1R Cis) S and (1S Cis) R enantiomer isomer pair of alpha-cyano-3-phenoxy benzyl-3-(2, 2-dichlorovinyl)-2, 2-dimethyl cyclopropane carboxylate.
  • CAS Registry No : [67375-30-8]
  • UN No : 3349
  • IMDG : Class 6 (Pyrethroid, Pesticide, Solid, Toxic) IMDG 2004 Edition Vol.2, Page No. 176.
  • Appearence : White or light brown solid
  • Alphacypermethrin content : 95% (w/w) minimum By HPLC
  • Moisture content by Karl Fischer method : 0.25% (w/w) maximum
  • Alkalinity (as NaOH) : 0.25% (w/w) maximum
  • Melting Point : 78°C minimum (1R Cis) R and (1S Cis) S
  • Isomer by HPLC : 3.5% (w/w) Maximum
  • Trans Isomer by HPLC : 0.5% (w/w) Maximum

Formulations : Emulsifiable concentrate (2%, 3%, 5%, 10% w/w,10%w/v) wettable powder (5%, w/w) Suspension concentrate 10% w/v, ULV (0.8%), Chalk (0.5%) depending on local requirements.

Compatibility : Compatible with most insecticides, fungicides, etc.

Shelf-life : Two years under normal storage conditions.

Toxicity :

  • Mammalian toxicity : WHO Classification : Class II “moderately hazardous”.
  • Environmental toxicity : Alphacypermethrin is non-toxic to birds. Under field conditions, it is non-toxic to bees and earthworms.

Packing :

  • Technical Grade : 25 kg & 40 kg UN approved Fibre Board drums or GI Drums with an LDPE liner.
  • Formulations : EC:200Lit in UN approved M.S. Lacquered Drums/Polylined Drums, WP : 25kg UN approved M.S. Lacquered Drums with LDPE liner.

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Contact Details

Mr. N. P. Nair & Mr. H.P. Bhangu

Gharda House, 48, Hill Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400050, India

Mobile Phone : +91-9819391774