Table 27: Information about Insecticides and Miticides

Pesticides listed in bold were used as examples; their labels and MSDS were consulted for the data given in this table. This information may vary slightly for the other products listed. No preference is indicated by this distinction.

The symbol * indicates a federally restricted use pesticide. Unmarked active ingredients may have state restrictions; always check a product's registration status in your state before using.

The symbol OG indicates a pesticide that has been listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) as approved for use in organic production.

Mixtures are listed under all active ingredients and indicated with an (M). 

When tank mixing pesticides, mix in the proper order. The order is Wettable Powders (WP), Water Dispersible Granules (WDG), Flowables (F) (DF) (SC), Water-dispersible liquids (AS), Emulsifiable Concentrates (EC), and Solutions (S). Always follow the pesticide label when using adjuvants such as spreader stickers, surfactants, etc.

Active Ingredient

Trade Name and Formulations

Signal Word

Resistance Group (IRAC¹ code)

Dermal LD50

Oral LD50

Toxicity to bees

abamectin*

Abacus; Abamex; Agri-Mek SC; Athena (M); Clinch Ant Bait; Nufarm Abamectin 0.15EC; Reaper 0.15EC, ClearForm; Tide Timectin 0.15EC; Zoro Miticide/Insecticide

W

6

>2,000

310

H

acephate

Acephate 90 Prill, 90 WDG, 90 WSP; Acephate 97 UP; Orthene 97

C

1B

>2,000

688

H

acequinocyl

Kanemite 15SC; Shuttle O

C

20B

>2,000

>5,000

L

acetamiprid

Assail 30SG, 70WP

C

4A

>2,000

805

M

alpha-cypermethrin* Fastac EC D 3A >5,000 >210 - <1,050 H
afidopyropen Inscalis, Sefina, Versys C 9D >2,000 1,320-6,690 L

azadirachtin

Amazin Plus 1.2%MEOG; Aza-DirectOG; AzaGuardOG, Azatin OOG; XL; Azatrol ECOG; AzeraOG(M); Ecozin Plus 1.2%MEOG; Molt-XOG; Neemix 4.5OG, Ornazin 3%EC

C

un

>2,000

>5,000

L

Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. aizawi

XenTariOG

C

11

>2,000

>5,000

L

Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. isrealensis

Gnatrol WDGOG

C

11

>5,000

>5,000

L

Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki

CoStarOG; DeliverOG; Dipel ES, Dipel DFOG; Javelin WGOG

C

11

>2,020

>5,000

L

Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis strain SA-10 TridentOG (currently off the market due to formulation and shipping issues) C N/A -- -- M

Beauveria bassiana

Botanigard ES, 22WP; Mycotrol ESO

C

M

--

--

L

beta-cyfluthrin*

Aztec 2.1G (M), 4.67G (M); Baythroid XL; Defcon 2.1G (M); Leverage 360 (M); Tombstone, Helios

W

3

>2,000

647

H

bifenazate

Acramite 50WS; Floramite SC

C

un

>5,000

>5,000

M

bifenthrin*

Athena (M); Bifenture EC, 10DF; Brigade 2EC, WSB; Brigadier (M); Capture LFR; Discipline 2EC; Empower 2 (M); Fanfare ES; Hero (M), EW (M); Match-Up (M); Skyraider (M); Sniper, Helios, LFR; Steed (M); Swagger (M, EPA rated D); Talstar Nursery; Tempest (M); Xpedient Plus

W

3A

nil

262

H

buprofezin

Talus 70DF; Vetica (M)

C

16

>2,000

>5,000

L

Burkholderia spp. (heat killed) Strain A396 and spent fermentation media Venerate XCOG C N/A >5,050 >5,000 M

capsicum oleoresin extract

Captiva (M)

C

N/A

>2,000

>5,000

L

carbaryl

Carbaryl 4L; Sevin XLR Plus, 4F

C

1A

>4,000

699

H

Chenopodium ambrosioides extract

Requiem EC

C

--

>2,020

>5,000

L

chlorantraniliprole

Besiege* (M); Coragen, Durivo (M); Voliam Flexi (M)

C

28

>5,000

>5,000

L

chlorfenaspyr

Pylon Miticide

C

13

>2,000

560

M

chlorpyrifos*

Bolton (M); Chlorpyrifos 15G, 4E AG; Cobalt (M), Cobalt Advanced (M); Hatchet; Lorsban 4E, 15G, 50W, 75WG, Advanced; Match-Up (M); Nufos 4E; Stallion (M); Vulcan; Warhawk, Clearform; Whirlwind; Yuma 4E

W

1B

>1,000

300

H

Chromobacterium subtsugae

GrandevoOG

C

--

>5,000

>5,000

M

cinnamon oil

Ecotrol G2OG (M)

C

N/A

--

--

L

Clarified hydrophobic extract of neem oil

Triact 70OG; TrilogyOG

C

--

>2,000

>5,000

M

clothianidin

Belay, 50WDG

C

4A

>5,000

>3,900

H

clove oil

Ecotrol G2OG (M)

C

N/A

--

--

L

cryolite

Prokil Cryolite 96

C

un

--

--

L

cyantraniliprole

Exirel; Verimark

C

28

>5,000

>5,000

H

cyclaniliprole Harvanta C 28 >2,000 >2,000 H

cyflumetofen

Nealta Miticide

C

25

>5,000

>2,000

L

cyromazine

Trigard

C

17

>2,010

4,460

L

deltamethrin*

Delta Gold

D

3A

>2,000

42.9

H

diazinon*

Diazinon AG500, 50W, AG600 WBC

C

1B

>2,000

787

H

diflubenzuron*

Dimilin 25W

C

15

>20,000

>10,000

L

dimethoate

Dimate 4EC; Dimethoate 4EC, 400

W

1B

1,000

60

H

dinotefuran

Safari 20SG; Scorpion 35SL; Venom

C

4A

>2,000

>2,000

H

emamectin benzoate*

Proclaim

C

6

>2,000

1,516

H

esfenvalerate*

Asana XL; Zyrate (M)

W

3

>2,000

458

H

ethoprop*

Mocap 15G, EC, 15G Lock n Load

D

1B

166

15.9

H

etoxazole

Zeal, WDG

C

10B

>5,000

>5,000

L

fenpropathrin*

Danitol 2.4EC

W

3

>500 - <5,000

>50 - <500

H

fenpyroximate

Akari 5SC; Portal XLO

W

21A

>2,000

810

L

fipronil*

Regent 4SC

W

2B

382

336

H

flonicamid

Beleaf 50SG

C

9C

>2,000

>2,000

L

flubendiamide

Belt SC; Vetica (M)

C

28

>4,000

>2,000

L

flupyradifurone Sivanto 200SL C 4D >2,000 >2,000 L

gamma-cyhalothrin*

Bolton (M); Cobalt (M); Consero (M); Declare

C

3A

>5,000

>2,250

H

garlic oil

Captiva (M)

C

N/A

>2,000

>5,000

L

geraniol Ecotrol PlusOG (M) C N/A -- -- M

imidacloprid

Admire Pro; Advise Four; Alias 4F; AmTide Imidacloprid 2F, 4F; Brigadier (M); Couraze 2F, 4; Leverage 360 (M); Macho 2.0FL, 4.0FL; Mallet 75WSP; Marathon 1% Granular, 60WP, II; Midash Forte; Montana 2F, 4F; Nuprid 2SC, 4F Max; Pasada 1.6F; Skyraider* (M); Swagger* (M, EPA rated D); Tempest* (M); Wrangler

C

4A

>2,000

4,143

H

indoxacarb

Avaunt

C

22

>5,000

687

H

insecticidal soap

See potassium salts of fatty acids

 

 

 

 

 

iron phosphate

Sluggo: Slug and Snail BaitOG

C

N/A

>5,000

>5,000

L

Isaria fumosorosea Apopka Strain 97 (formerly Paecilomyces fumosoroseus)

PFR-97 20% WDGOG , PreferalOG

C

M

--

--

M

kaolin

Surround WPOG

C

N/A

--

>5,000

L

lambda-cyhalothrin*

Besiege (M); Cobalt Advanced (M); Endigo ZC (M); Grizzly Too; Lambda-cy EC; Lambda-T2; Silencer 1EC; Warrior II with Zeon

W

3A

>2,000

180

H

malathion

Fyfanon ULV AG; Malathion 57EC, 5, 5EC, 8F, 8 Aquamul

W

1B

>2,000

550

H

metaldehyde

Deadline M-Ps, Bullets, GTs

C

N/A

>5,050

>5,000

L

Metarhizium anisopliae Strain F52

Met52 EC

C

N/A

>5,000

--

L

methomyl*

Lannate LV, SP; Nudrin LV, SP

D

1A

>2,000

49

H

methoxyfenozide

Intrepid 2F

C

18

>2,000

>5,000

L

Mineral (or paraffinic, or petroleum) oil

 

Damoil; Organic JMS Stylet OilOG, JMS Stylet Oil, Mite-E-Oil; Suffoil-XOG

C

M

>2,000

>5,000

L

neem oil

See clarified hydrophobic extract of neem oil

 

 

 

 

 

novaluron

Rimon 0.83EC

W

15

>2,000

>5,000

L

oxamyl*

Vydate L, C-LV

D

1A

>5,000

9

H

peppermint oil

Ecotrol PlusOG (M)

C

N/A

--

--

M

permethrin*

Ambush 25W; Arctic 3.2EC; Permethrin 3.2AG; Perm-up 3.2EC; Pounce 25WP, 1.5G

C

3A

>2,000

1,100

H

phorate*

Thimet 20G Lock n Load, 20G Smartbox, 20G EZ Load

D

1B

86

5

M

phosmet

Imidan 70W

W

1B

>2,000

258

H

potassium salts of fatty acids

DES-XOG; M-PedeOG

W

M

--

--

L

pymetrozine

Fulfill

C

9B

>2,000

>5,000

L

pyrethrins

AzeraOG (M); Evergreen EC 60-6 (M); Pyganic EC1.4OG, Pyganic EC5.0IIOG; Pyrethrum TR (M); Pyronyl Crop Spray (M); Tersus

C

3A

>2,000

>2,000

M

pyriproxyfen

Distance IGR; Esteem 0.86EC; Knack IGR

C

7D

>2,000

3,773

L

rosemary oil

Ecotrol PlusOG (M)

C

N/A

--

--

M

sodium tetraborohydrate

Prev-AM Ultra

W

8D

>2,000

>5,000

L

soybean oil

Captiva (M); Golden Pest Spray OilOG

C

N/A

L

spinetoram

Radiant SC

C

5

>5,000

<5,000

M

spinosad

Blackhawk; Consero* (M); EntrustOG; Entrust SCOG; GF-120 NaturalyteOG; SeduceOG; Tracer

C

5

>5,000

>5,000

M

spiromesifen

Oberon 2SC, 4SC

C

23

--

>2,000

M

spirotetramat

Kontos Greenhouse and Nursery; Movento

C

23

--

>2,000

M

sulfoxaflor Closer; Transform D 4C >5,000 >2,000 H

sulfur

Bonide Garden Dust; Microfine sulfurOG; Microthiol DisperssOG

C

M2

2,000

>2,000

L

tebufenozide

Confirm 2F

C

18

>5,000

>5,000

L

tebupirimfos*

Aztec 2.1G (M), 4.67G (M); Defcon 2.1G (M)

W

3A, 1B

>2,000

132

L

tefluthrin*

Force CS, 3G, 3G Smartbox

W

3A

2,000 – 5,000

174

H

terbufos*

Counter 20G Smartbox

D

1B

71

8

M

thiamethoxam

Actara 25WDG; Cruiser 5FS, Maxx Potato (M), Vibrance Quattro (M); Durivo (M); Endigo* ZC (M); Platinum, 75SG; Voliam Flexi (M)

C

4A

>2,000

>5,000

H

thyme oil

Ecotrol G2OG (M)

C

N/A

--

--

L

tolfenpyrad

Torac

W

21A

>2,000

83

H

zeta-cypermethrin*

Hero (M), EW (M); Holster, Mustang, MAXX; Respect EC; Stallion (M); Steed (M)

W

3A

>2,000

234

H

1= Insecticide Resistance Action Committee