CAS No. : 153719-23-4
Molecular formula: C8H10ClN5O3S
Molecular weight: 291.7
Melt point: 139.1ºC
Solubility in water: 4.1g/l (25ºC)
Thiamethoxam TC: 97%
Thiamethoxam FS: 35%
Thiamethoxam WS: 70%
Thiamethoxam WG: 25% 75%
Reference information from e-Pesticide Manual 2.0
THIAMETHOXAM (CAS No.: 153719-23-4) Insecticide with contact, stomach and systemic activity. Rapidly taken up into the plant and transported acropetally in the xylem. Under development for control of aphids, whitefly, thrips, ricehoppers, ricebugs, mealybugs, white grubs, Colorado potato beetle, flea beetles, wireworms, ground beetles, leaf miners and some lepidopterous species.
· Highly effective at low use rates against a broad spectrum of sucking, soil and leaf dwelling pests.
· Highly systemic and thus well suited for application as a foliar spray, drench or drip irrigation.
· Rapid uptake and fast acting, regardless of dry and wet conditions, which contributes to its favorable safety and environmental profile.