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allethrin

/al·le·thrin/ (al´ĕ-thrin) a synthetic analogue of the natural insecticide pyrethrin, used as an insecticide.

allethrin

a first-generation pyrethroid; used to control ectoparasites on dogs.
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For example, a product commercially called "Fish Mosquito Coils," of the pyrethroid chemical class, is available in solid form, contains the active ingredient allethrin, belongs to Hazard Class IV, has no specific antidote, and requires supportive care following exposure.
While early compounds such as allethrin and tetramethrin exhibited excellent insecticidal activity, they shared the environmental instability of the natural compounds.
A mat saturated with allethrin, a copy of a natural insecticide found in chrysanthemum flowers, is heated by the butane cartridge and vaporizes the repellent, creating a 15 x 15 ft (225 sq ft) "Mosquito-Free-Zone.
Chronic exposure to pyrethroid-based allethrin and prallethrin mosquito repellents alters plasma biochemical profile.
A mat containing a synthetic version of the natural insecticide allethrin is heated by a butane cartridge to create a 15' x 15' bug-free zone.
However, in the present study the synthetic pyrethroid combination of deltamethrin and allethrin could not bring about the desired reduction in cockroach infestation in comparison to propoxur.
6) (pyrethroid) Rattex Difethialone Ia 8(5) Target d-trans allethrin III 1 (0.
The unit operates on a single butane cartridge, which heats a mat releasing Allethrin.
Peter Montague, writing for the Environmental Research Foundation, says there seems to be a strong link between brain cancers and products used to kill fleas and ticks -- like pyrethrins (natural) and pyrethroids (synthetic pyrethrins: permethrin, tetramethrin, allethrin, resmethrin, and fenvalerate), and chlorpyrifos (known as Dursban).
In a review of the most effective mosquito repellent products, The Good Housekeeping Institute recommends ThermaCELL in the tabletop products category after finding "93% to 99% of mosquitoes and sand flies steer clearO" of Allethrin lamps.