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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 [+ Amitraz, + Piperonyl Butoxide] [veterinary use]
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Aparasit [+ Permethrin, + Tetramethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide] [veterinary use]
    Röhnfried, Germany
  • Ardap [+ Permethrin, + Pyrethrin I] [veterinary use]
    WDT, Germany
  • Ardap [veterinary use]
    WDT, Germany
  • Arpon [veterinary use]
    Univete - Técnica Pecuária Comércio e Indústria, Portugal
  • Bantik Cattle [+ Cymiazol] [veterinary use]
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Barricade S Cattle [+ Clofenvinfos ] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Betamax [veterinary use]
    Novartis Animal Health, Norway
  • Blitzdip [veterinary use]
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Blockade-S [+ Clofenvinfos] for Beef & Dairy Cattle [veterinary use]
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia
  • Blowfly [+ Clofenvinfos] [veterinary use]
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Crovect 1.25% [veterinary use]
    Elanco Europe, United Kingdom
  • Cymigard [+ Cymiazol] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • Cypercare [veterinary use]
    Medivet, Ireland; Merial, New Zealand
  • Cyperguard [veterinary use]
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Cypertraz [+ Amitraz] [veterinary use]
    Ceva AH, South Africa
  • Deosect 5% [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, United Kingdom
  • Ecobash [+ Cymiazol] [veterinary use]
    ECO, South Africa
  • Ecofleece [veterinary use]
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Ectofly [veterinary use]
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United Kingdom; Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Ectofly 12.5 mg/ml pour ovins [veterinary use]
    Bimeda, France
  • Ectomin [veterinary use]
    Novartis Animal Health, South Africa
  • Ectoshield [+ Amitraz] [veterinary use]
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Ectospec [veterinary use]
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Ektoban [+ Cymiazol] [veterinary use]
    Novartis Animal Health, South Africa
  • Equiworld [veterinary use]
    Stride Distributors, South Africa
  • Exit Extreme [+ Triflumuron] [veterinary use]
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Ezeepour [veterinary use]
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Flectron [veterinary use]
    Vetoquinol, France; Zoetis, United Kingdom; Zoetis, Ireland; Zoetis Deutschland, Germany
  • Fly Off [veterinary use]
    Cross Vetpharm Group, United Kingdom
  • Flypel [+ Chlorpyrifos] [veterinary use]
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Hygienex Piretro
    Laboratorios Chalver, Ecuador
  • Ins [veterinary use]
    Chevita, Germany
  • Inter Ex [+ Permethrin] [veterinary use]
    Interhygiene, Germany
  • Inter Ex [veterinary use]
    Interhygiene, Germany
  • Interflyex [+ Chlorpyrifos] [veterinary use]
    Interhygiene, Germany
  • Kyron Tick Grease [+ Clofenvinfos] [veterinary use]
    Kyron, South Africa
  • Liceban [veterinary use]
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Mastercid [veterinary use]
    FM Italia, Italy
  • Maxi-Cyp [veterinary use]
    Cipla Agrimed, South Africa
  • Milben-Ex [veterinary use]
    Alvetra, Germany
  • MoleEcto [veterinary use]
    Elanco Europe, United Kingdom
  • Perfecta Piojicida
    Quiron, Uruguay
  • Perfecta Piojicida N/F Activada [+ Piperonyl Butoxide]
    Quiron, Uruguay
  • Pouracide [+ Stirofos, + Piperonyl Butoxide, + Alpha-Cypermethrin] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • Pro-Dip [veterinary use]
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Pulvex Dog Dip [veterinary use]
    Model, South Africa
  • Pulvex Dog for Ticks and Fleas [veterinary use]
    Model, South Africa
  • Pulvex Dog Powder [veterinary use]
    Model, South Africa
  • Rapido Cat&Dog [+ Permethrin] [veterinary use]
    Zapi Industrie Chimiche S.P.A., Italy
  • Renegade [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, Ireland
  • Ripcord [+ Xylene] [veterinary use]
    BASF, New Zealand
  • Robust [veterinary use]
    Novartis Animal Health, Ireland
  • Spurt for Sheep [veterinary use]
    WSD Agribusiness, Australia
  • Starthrin 12.5 mg/ml voor schapen [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, Netherlands
  • Stopatik [+ Piperonyl Butoxide] [veterinary use]
    Virbac, South Africa
  • Tick Grease [veterinary use]
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Tickotan [+ Cymiazol] [veterinary use]
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Young's Vector [veterinary use]
    Novartis Animal Health, Ireland
  • Dysect [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, United Kingdom; Zoetis Finland Oy, Norway
  • Paracide [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • Pouracide [+ Stirofos, + Cypermethrin, + Piperonyl Butoxide] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • Pouracide [+ Stirofos, + Piperonyl Butoxide] [veterinary use]
    Jurox, New Zealand
  • Renegade [veterinary use]
    Fort Dodge, Italy
  • Tikguard [+ Clofenvinfos] [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • Vanquish [veterinary use]
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia; MSD, New Zealand
  • Zermasect [veterinary use]
    Zoetis, United Kingdom
  • Zeropar [+ Clofenvinfos] [veterinary use]
    Bayer AH, South Africa
  • Demize for Cattle [veterinary use]
    Elanco Animal Health, Australia
  • Python [+ Piperonyl Butoxide] [veterinary use]
    Phoenix, New Zealand
  • Y-Tex PYthon [+ Piperonyl Butoxide] [veterinary use]
    Flycam, Australia
  • Y-Tex PYthon MAXIMA [+ Piperonyl Butoxide] for Cattle [veterinary use]
    Flycam, Australia

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym

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