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Fipronil

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

Scheme

BAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0120068-37-3

Chemical Formula

C12-H4-Cl2-F6-N4-O-S

Molecular Weight

437

Therapeutic Categories

Insecticide

Ectoparasiticide

Chemical Name

(RS)-5-Amino-1-(2,6-dichloro-4-trifluorometylphenyl)-4-(trifluorometylsulfinyl)pyrazole-3-carbonitrile

Foreign Name

  • Fipronil (German)

Generic Names

  • Fipronil (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • MB 46030 (IS)
  • RM 1601 (IS)

Brand Names

  • 4Fleas (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Activo (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Alfamed (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Alfamed Fipronil (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Amflee (veterinary use)
    KRKA, Belgium; KRKA, United Kingdom; KRKA, Ireland; Krka vet, Netherlands
  • Bob Martin Clear (veterinary use)
    Bob Martin, United Kingdom
  • Bob Martin FleaClear (veterinary use)
    Bob Martin, United Kingdom
  • Broadline (Fipronil and Praziquantel, + Methoprene, + Eprinomectin (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Faunapharma, Finland; Merial, Belgium; Merial, France; Merial, Norway; Merial, New Zealand
  • Certifect (Fipronil and Methoprene, + Amitraz (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Austria; Merial, Belgium; Merial, France; Merial, United Kingdom; Merial, Netherlands; Merial Italia, Italy; Merial Norden, Sweden; Selecta, Germany
  • Controline (veterinary use)
    EU Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Dicrolin (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Ectofend (veterinary use)
    Krka, United Kingdom; Krka, Netherlands
  • Ectoline (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Ectostop (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Effipro (veterinary use)
    Biofarm, Finland; Virbac, Austria; Virbac, Australia; Virbac, Belgium; Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, Germany; Virbac, France; Virbac, United Kingdom; Virbac, Italy; Virbac, Netherlands; Virbac, Sweden; Virbac S.A., Ireland
  • Effitix (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Virbac, Belgium; Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, Germany; Virbac S.A., Ireland
  • Eliminall (veterinary use)
    Krka, United Kingdom; Krka, Ireland; Krka, Netherlands; Krka Tovarna Zdravil, Austria; Pfizer, Switzerland; Zoetis, Germany; Zoetis, France; Zoetis, Italy
  • Elminall (veterinary use)
    KRKA, Belgium
  • Evicto (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Exil fiproline (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, Netherlands
  • Exproline (veterinary use)
    Krka, Norway; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Zoetis, Finland
  • Fipnil (veterinary use)
    EU Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Fipnil Hunde L (veterinary use)
    Quisisana Pharma, Switzerland
  • Fipnil Hunde M (veterinary use)
    Quisisana Pharma, Switzerland
  • Fipnil Hunde S (veterinary use)
    Quisisana Pharma, Switzerland
  • Fipnil Hunde XL (veterinary use)
    Quisisana Pharma, Switzerland
  • Fipnil Katze (veterinary use)
    Quisisana Pharma, Switzerland
  • Fipracyl (veterinary use)
    Bob Martin, United Kingdom
  • Fiprocat (veterinary use)
    IDT, Germany; IDT, Netherlands; IDT Biologika, United Kingdom; IDT Biologika, Ireland
  • Fiproclear (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom; Norbrook Laboratories, Ireland; Slais, Italy
  • Fiproclear Hunde L (veterinary use)
    Ufamed, Switzerland
  • Fiproclear Hunde M (veterinary use)
    Ufamed, Switzerland
  • Fiproclear Hunde S (veterinary use)
    Ufamed, Switzerland
  • Fiproclear Hunde XL (veterinary use)
    Ufamed, Switzerland
  • Fiprodog (veterinary use)
    IDT, Germany; IDT, Netherlands; IDT Biologika, United Kingdom; IDT Biologika, Ireland
  • Fiprokil (veterinary use)
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Fiproline (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom; Formevet, Italy
  • Fiprospot (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Italy; Ceva Santé Animale, France; IDT, Netherlands; IDT Biologika, Austria; IDT Biologika, United Kingdom; IDT Biologika, Ireland
  • Fiprotec (veterinary use)
    CiplaVet, South Africa
  • Fleanil (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom; Norbrook Laboratories, Ireland
  • Fleanil chats (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Fleanil chiens moyens (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Fleanil grands chiens (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Fleanil petits chiens (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Fleanil très grands chiens (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Fleatix (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Flevox (veterinary use)
    Vetochas, Germany; Vetoquinol, Switzerland; Vetoquinol, France; Vetoquinol, Italy; Vetoquinol, Netherlands; Vetoquinol Ireland, Ireland; Vetoquinol Österreich, Austria; Vetoquinol UK Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Flevox chats (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, Belgium
  • Flevox chats, chiens (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, Belgium
  • Flevox chiens moyens (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, Belgium
  • Flevox grands chiens (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, Belgium
  • Flevox très grands chiens (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, Belgium
  • Flick (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Ireland
  • Frontect für Hunde 10-20kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Selecta, Germany
  • Frontect für Hunde 20-40kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Selecta, Germany
  • Frontect für Hunde 2-5kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Selecta, Germany
  • Frontect für Hunde 40-60kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Selecta, Germany
  • Frontect für Hunde 5-10kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Selecta, Germany
  • Frontect L (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Germany
  • Frontect M (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Germany
  • Frontect pour chiens 10-20 kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontect pour chiens 20-40 kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontect pour chiens 2-5 kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontect pour chiens 40-60 kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontect S (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Germany
  • Frontect voor honden 5-10 kg (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontect XL (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Germany
  • Frontect XS (Fipronil and Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Germany
  • Frontera (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Frontline (Fipronil and Isopropyl Alcohol (veterinary use))
    Merial, Austria
  • Frontline (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Merial, Poland; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline (veterinary use)
    Biokema, Switzerland; Faunapharma, Finland; Merial, Austria; Merial, Germany; Merial, France; Merial, United Kingdom; Merial, Ireland; Merial, Netherlands; Merial, Norway; Merial, New Zealand; Merial, Poland; Merial, South Africa; Merial Australia, Australia; Merial Italia, Italy; Merial Norden, Sweden; Orifarm, Norway; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Chats (veterinary use)
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Chiens (veterinary use)
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Biokema, Switzerland; Merial, Austria; Merial, France; Merial, United Kingdom; Merial, Ireland; Merial, Netherlands; Merial Italia, Italy
  • Frontline Combo Chats (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Chiens L (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Chiens M (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Chiens S (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Chiens XL (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Belgium
  • Frontline Combo Hund L (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Combo Hund M (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Combo Hund S (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Combo Hund XL (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Comp (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Faunapharma, Finland; Merial, Norway; Merial Norden, Sweden
  • Frontline Hund L (veterinary use)
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Hund M (veterinary use)
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Hund S (veterinary use)
    Merial, Germany; Selecta, Germany
  • Frontline Plus (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, South Africa; Merial Australia, Australia
  • Frontline Plus for Cats (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Frontline Plus for Dogs (Fipronil and Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Fypryst (veterinary use)
    Krka, United Kingdom
  • Lifronil (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Maxxene (veterinary use)
    Merial, United Kingdom
  • Norbrook Fipronil (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Ireland
  • Parex (veterinary use)
    CF Pharma, Ireland
  • Pestigon (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Austria; Norbrook, Italy; Norbrook, Netherlands; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom; Norbrook Laboratories, Ireland
  • Pestigon chats (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Pestigon chiens moyens (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Pestigon grands chiens (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Pestigon petits chiens (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Pestigon très grands chiens (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Rexxan (veterinary use)
    Merial, United Kingdom
  • Soparlic (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Strectis (Fipronil and S-Methoprene (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Tick-Puss (veterinary use)
    Véto-Centre, France
  • Vetflea (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • VetUK Flea Treatment (veterinary use)
    Alfamed, United Kingdom
  • Vexitor (veterinary use)
    Merial, United Kingdom
  • Zeronil (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Austria; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland; Esteve, Italy

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ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym

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