| IUPAC name
|3D model (Jmol)||Interactive image|
|Molar mass||494.50 g/mol|
|Appearance||yellow to orange crystalline solid|
|Melting point||185 to 190 °C (365 to 374 °F; 458 to 463 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|(what is ?)|
Hydramethylnon is an organic chemical compound. It is also known as AC 217,300. It is in a chemical class called trifluoromethyl aminohydrazone, which is a metabolic inhibitor. It is classified as a pesticide designed to control insects that are harmful to man. It works by inhibiting complex III in the mitochondrial inner membrane and leads to a halting of oxidative phosphorylation. It is used primarily as an insecticide in the form of baits for cockroaches and ants. Some brands of insecticides that include hydramethylnon are Amdro, Combat, Blatex, Cyaforce, Cyclon, Faslane, Grant's, Impact, Matox, Maxforce, Pyramdron, Siege, and Wipeout.
Oral, rat: LD50 is 1100–1300 mg/kg.
Oral, dog: LD50 is above 28000 mg/kg.
- Fipronil, another insecticide used for similar purposes.
- Hydramethylnon Technical Fact Sheet - National Pesticide Information Center
- Hydramethylnon General Fact Sheet - National Pesticide Information Center
- Hydramethylnon Pesticide Information Profile - Extension Toxicology Network
- Hydramethylnon in the Pesticide Properties DataBase (PPDB)