TECHNICAL --- INSECTICIDE: Acetamiprid
CAS No.: 135410-20-7
Common name: acetamiprid (pa ISO)
Chemical Abstracts name:
CAS RN: [135410-20-7]
Mol. wt.: 222.7
Form: Colourless crystals.
M.p.: 98.9 癈
V.p.: <110-3 mPa (25 篊)
KOW: logP = 0.80 (25 篊)
Henry: <5.3 10-8 Pa m3 mol-1 (calc.)
S.g./density: 1.330 (20 癈)
Solubility: In water 4250 mg/l (25 篊). Soluble in acetone, methanol, ethanol, dichloromethane, chloroform, acetonitrile and tetrahydrofuran.
Stability: Stable in buffered solutions at pH 4, 5, 7. Degraded slowly at pH 9 and 45 篊. Stable under sunlight.
pKa: 0.7, v. weak base
Biochemistry: Agonist of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, affecting the synapses in the insect central nervous system.
Mode of action: Systemic insecticide with translaminar activity and with contact and stomach action.
Uses: Control of Hemiptera, especially aphids, Thysanoptera and Lepidoptera, by soil and foliar application, on a wide range of crops, especially vegetables, fruit and tea. Applied at 75-300 g/ha on vegetables, 100-700 g/ha in orchards.