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Cypermethrin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

BAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

P03BA02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0052315-07-8

Chemical Formula

C22-H19-Cl2-N-O3

Molecular Weight

416

Therapeutic Categories

Insecticide

Ectoparasiticide

Pediculocide

Chemical Names

(RS)-α-Cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (1RS,3RS)-(1RS,3RS)-3-(2,2-dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimetylcyclopropanecarboxylate

(RS)-α-Cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (1RS,3RS)-3-(2,2-dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimetylcyclopropanecarboxylate (BAN)

(SR)-α-Cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (RS)-cis,trans-3-(2,2-dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimetylcyclopropanecarboxylate

3-(2,2-dichloroetenyl)-2,2-dimetylcyclopropanecarboxylic acid cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)metyl ester

Cyclopropanecarboxylic acid, 3-(2,2-dichloroetenyl)-2,2-dimetyl-, cyano(3-phenoxyphenyl)metyl ester

Foreign Names

  • Cypermethrin (German)
  • Cyperméthrine (French)
  • Cipermetrina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cypermethrin (OS: BAN)
  • BRN 2422506 (IS)
  • CCN-52 (IS)
  • CCRIS 2499 (IS)
  • FMC-30980 (IS)
  • NRDC 149 (IS)
  • OMS 2002 (IS)
  • PP-383 (IS)
  • WL-43467 (IS)
  • Alpha-Cypermethrin (OS: BAN)
  • (+-)-Alphamethrin (IS)
  • Alphamethrine (IS)
  • WL 85871 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Amipor (Cypermethrin and Amitraz, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Ardap (veterinary use)
    WDT, Germany
  • Arpon (veterinary use)
    Univete - Técnica Pecuária Comércio e Indústria, Portugal
  • Bantik (Cypermethrin and Cymiazol (veterinary use))
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Barricade (Cypermethrin and Clofenvinfos (veterinary use))
    Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Bayopet (Cypermethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Betamax (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, Norway
  • Blitzdip (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Blockade (Cypermethrin and Clofenvinfos (veterinary use))
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Blowfly (Cypermethrin and Clofenvinfos (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Ceva Cyperdip (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Champiojo
    Gerco, Colombia
  • Cipertrin (veterinary use)
    Copyr, Italy
  • Cipertrin T (Cypermethrin and Tetramethrin, + Piperonyl (veterinary use))
    Copyr, Italy
  • Crovect (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Cypafly (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health Australasia, Australia
  • Cypercare (veterinary use)
    Medivet, Ireland; Merial, New Zealand
  • Cyperguard (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Cypertraz (Cypermethrin and Amitraz (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, South Africa
  • Deosect (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Ecobash (Cypermethrin and Cymiazol (veterinary use))
    Afrivet, South Africa
  • Ecofleece (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Ectofly (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm, United Kingdom; Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Ectomin (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, South Africa
  • Ectoshield (Cypermethrin and Amitraz (veterinary use))
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Ectospec (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Ectotrine (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Ektoban (Cypermethrin and Cymiazol (veterinary use))
    Novartis Animal Health, South Africa
  • Equiworld (veterinary use)
    Stride Distributors, South Africa
  • Equiworld Fly (Cypermethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Stride Distributors, South Africa
  • Excis (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom; Novartis Animal Health, Ireland
  • Exit (Cypermethrin and Triflumuron (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Ezeepour (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Flectron (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Vetoquinol, France; Zoetis, Ireland
  • Flok (Cypermethrin and Chlorhexidine (veterinary use))
    Ricesteele, Ireland
  • Flypel (Cypermethrin and Chlorpyrifos (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Hygienex Piretro
    Chalver, Colombia; Laboratorios Chalver, Ecuador
  • Ins (veterinary use)
    Chevita, Germany
  • Langa Dip (veterinary use)
    Elangeni Animal Health, South Africa
  • Langa Pour Line (Cypermethrin and Amitraz, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Elangeni Animal Health, South Africa
  • Liceban (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Maxi Cyp (veterinary use)
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • MoleEcto (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Ovisect (veterinary use)
    Osmonds Ireland on Farm Business, Ireland
  • Pioxinol
    Coaspharma, Colombia
  • Pouracide (Cypermethrin and Stirofos, + Piperonyl Butoxide, + Alpha-Cypermethrin (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Pro Dip (veterinary use)
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Renegade (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Zoetis, Ireland
  • Ripcord (veterinary use)
    BASF, New Zealand
  • Robust (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, Ireland
  • Secta (Cypermethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Spurt (veterinary use)
    Western Stock Distributors, Australia
  • Stopatik (Cypermethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Tick and Maggot Oil (Cypermethrin and Clofenvinfos (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Tick Grease (veterinary use)
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Vanquish (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Young's Vector (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland; Novartis Animal Health, Ireland
  • Y-Tex PYthon (Cypermethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Flycam, Australia
  • Dysect (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Zoetis Finland Oy, Norway
  • Paracide (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Pouracide (Cypermethrin and Stirofos, + Cypermethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Pouracide (Cypermethrin and Stirofos, + Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Renegade (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Vanquish (veterinary use)
    MSD, New Zealand
  • Zermasect (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Zeropar (Cypermethrin and Clofenvinfos (veterinary use))
    Bayer Animal Health, South Africa
  • Demize (veterinary use)
    Elanco Animal Health, Australia
  • Python (Cypermethrin and Piperonyl Butoxide (veterinary use))
    Phoenix, New Zealand

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