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Transfluthrin
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IUPAC name
Identifiers
CAS number 118712-89-3
PubChem 656612
SMILES
Properties
Molecular formula C15H12Cl2F4O2
Molar mass 371.15 g/mol
Appearance Colourless crystals
Density 1.507 g/cm3 (23 °C)
Melting point

32 °C, 305 K, 90 °F

Boiling point

135 °C/0.1 mmHg
approx. 250 °C/760 mmHg

Solubility in water 5.7–10.5 g/L
Solubility in hexane, isopropanol, toluene, dichloromethane very soluble
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Transfluthrin is a fast-acting pyrethroid insecticide with low persistency. It has the molecular formula C15H12Cl2F4O2. Transfluthrin can be used in the indoor environment against flies, mosquitoes and cockroaches. It is a relatively volatile substance and acts as a contact and inhalation agent.

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