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Emamectin

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

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0119791-41-2

Chemical Formula

C49-H75-N-O13 + C48-H73-N-O13

Therapeutic Category

Insecticide

Chemical Name

Mixture of (4''-R)-5-O-Demethyl-4''-deoxy-4''-(methylamino)avermectin A₁A and (4''-R)-5-O-Demethyl-25-de(1-methylpropyl)-4''-deoxy-4''-(methylamino)-25-(1-methylethyl)avermectin A₁A in the ratio (9:1)

Foreign Names

  • Emamectin (German)
  • Emamectina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • MK-243 (IS)
  • Methylamino abamectin benzoate (IS)
  • MK-244 (IS)
  • Sch 58854 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Slice (veterinary use)
    Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet Ireland, Ireland; MSD Animal, Norway; MSD Animal Health, Finland; Schering-Plough, Israel

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