IUPAC name
(1R,3S)-3-(2,2-Dichlorovinyl)-2,2-dimethyl-1-cyclopropanecarboxylic acid (2,3,5,6-tetrafluorophenyl)methyl ester
118712-89-3 N
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ChEBI CHEBI:32253 YesY
ChemSpider 570973 YesY
ECHA InfoCard 100.100.666
KEGG C13410 YesY
PubChem 656612
Molar mass 371.15 g·mol−1
Appearance Colorless crystals
Density 1.507 g/cm3 (23 °C)
Melting point 32 °C (90 °F; 305 K)
Boiling point 135 °C (275 °F; 408 K) at 0.1 mmHg
~ 250 °C at 760 mmHg
5.7*10−5 g/L
Solubility in hexane, isopropanol, toluene, dichloromethane very soluble
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 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.

Transfluthrin( matiya tel), if used contrary to product instructions, may cause symptoms of poisoning including nervousness, anxiety, tremor, convulsions, skin allergies, sneezing, running nose and irritation.[1] No specific antidotes are known, but symptomatic treatment with antihistamines may help to control any allergies.[1]


  1. 1 2 Information on the leaflet supplied with the product: Good Knight Advanced (ACTIV+ System) Mosquito Repellent Vaporizer cartridge (UPC Code:8 901157 001143)
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