Non-systemic Insecticide / Acaricide with Contact & Stomach Action
Mode of Action:
Profenofosis an organophosphate pesticide. It has ovicidal properties and used to control insects (particularly Lepidoptera) and mites on cotton, maize, sugar beet, soya beans, potatoes, vegetables, tobacco and other crops.
Acute oral LD50 for rats= 358 mg/kg.
Cholinesterase inhibitor. The separate optical isomers, due to the chiral phosphorus atom, show different type of insecticidal activity and ability to inhibit acetyl cholinesterase..