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Chlorfenapyr

Chlorfenapyr

What is Chlorfenapyr ?

Chlorfenapyr is a pyrethroid-resistant chemical with a different mode of action (the way it works) than these traditional insecticides such as pyrethroids. Chlorfenapyr belongs to the pyrrole class of chemicals that has proven particulary effective against insects that have gotten resitant to other insecticides.

Chlorfenapyr-Mode of Action

Chlorfenapyr causes the insect to not produce enough energy to survive at the cellular level. This unique mode of action is called METI-mitochondrial electon transport inhibitor. Insects develop little resistance because it takes 24-48 hours for Chlorfenapyr to cause death (allowing them to pass on susceptible genes to the next generation). Chlorfenapyr is activated inside the insect (meatabolized into an active insecticide after entering the host).

Which products contain Chlorfenapyr ?

Phantom Insecticide and Phantom Aerosols by BASF both contain Chlorfenapyr.

How toxic is Chlorfenapyr?

As with any pest control product use as directed on the product label.

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  1. Phantom Termiticide/Insecticide - 21 oz.

    Phantom Termiticide- Insecticide is an non repellent insecticide (Termites, ants and roaches don't know it is there!) For use in: indoors and outdoors

    Phantom has the ability to kill pests that have not come in contact with the treated area. This mode of action is called "secondary kill", one insect exposes other insects to the insecticide. Exposure occurs by contact, grooming and food exchange.

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  2. Phantom  II Aerosol

    Phantom Pressurized Aerosol Spray delivers the power and effectiveness of Phantom Insecticide in a convenient and easy-to-use aerosol can with an active ingredient Chlorfenapyr 0.5%. Phantom Aerosol by BASF has changed to "Phantom II", with the same active ingredient, Chlorfenapyr 0.5%. Phantom II now has less odor.

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  3. Pylon miticide
    $460.00

    Pylon Miticide Insecticide with the active ingredient, chlorfenapyr, is a broad spectrum miticide/insecticide suspension concentrate. It has low use rates, making it an economical choice for control of critical greenhouse pests. Pylon Miticide/Insecticide belongs to the pyrroles class of chemicals. It is the only one registered to control pests such as mites, insects, caterpillars, chilli thrips, and Western flower on ornamental plants.

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  4. Spectre 2 SC

    Spectre 2 SC, with Chlorfenpyr 21.45%, may be compared to the popular non-repellent Phantom Insecticide, but more economical. As a non-repellent insecticide, Spectre 2 SC is not detectable to the insects (so the insects do not avoid it). It is a very low odor (almost odorless) and a long-lasting residual insecticide. It will kill many types of ants (see label), bed bugs, grain beetles, boxelder bugs, house crickets, roaches, spiders, scorpions and more. As these pest come in contact with it, they share it with other insects, spreading it to those that have not come in contact with it.

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  5. Spectre PS

    Spectre PS aerosol can be compared to Phantom Aerosol with the same formulation of 0.5% Chlorfenapyr. Both Spectre and Phantom products are classified as non-repellents. As a non-repellent insecticide, the insects cannot detect its presence, allowing the insects to cross over its chemical placements, instead of avoiding the area. Spectre PS does not stain and may be combined with any roach baiting program and is an excellent product for fabric pests.

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