Fast and convenient trichlorfon powder
Cholinesterase inhibitor; activity may be due to in vivo conversion to dichlorvos (q.v.).
Mode of action
Non-systemic insecticide with contact and stomach action.
Insecticidal control in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, food storage, gardening, households, and animal husbandry. In particular, control of Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, and Coleoptera on many crops. For agricultural uses, applied at 300-1200 g/ha. Also used to control household pests such as flies, cockroaches, fleas, bed bugs, silverfish, ants, etc.; as a fly bait in farm buildings and animal houses; and for control of ectoparasites on domestic animals.