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allethrin

[′al·ə·thrən]
(organic chemistry)
An insecticide, a synthetic pyrethroid, more effective than pyrethrin.
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Neural effects of allethrin on the free walking Cockroach Periplaneta americana: An investigation using defined dose at 15 and 32[grados]C.
The ThermaCELL operates off of a butane cartridge and a mat that is saturated with Allethrin, a copy of a naturally occurring insecticide found in chrysanthemums.
9) According to the Association of Birth Defect Children, Gulf War exposures include, but are not limited to: DEET, permethrin, pyridostigmine, pentachlorophenol, benzocaine sulfur, aluminum phospide, baygon, boric acid, Sevin, amidinohydrazone, diazinon, Dursban, dichlorvos, Ficam, carbaryl, lindane, malathion, oil well fires, leaded fuels, depleted uranium, solvents, DeContam agent, malaria pills, campfires, leishmaniasis, chemical warfare agents, CARC, experimental vaccinations (including those with squalene), D-phenothrin, allethrin, paint toxins, and many others.
Management of endemic outbreaks of scabies with allethrin, permethrin, and ivermectin.
The technical plant of the company to manufacture technical grade pesticides, such as Imidacloprid, Acetamiprid, Dichlorovos, Lambdacyhalothrin, d-Trans Allethrin, Glyphosate, Butachlore and Thiamethoxam was also started in 2007 providing the competitive edge by backward integration.
ThermaCELL is powered by a butane cartridge that heats a metal grill that's covered with Allethrin (an insecticide).
Peter Montague, writing for the Environmental Research Foundation, says there seems to be a strong link between brain cancers and products used to kill fleas and ticks like pyrethrins (natural) and pyrethroids (synthetic pyrethrins: permethrin, tetramethrin, allethrin, resmethrin, and fenvalerate), and chlorpyrifos (known as Dursban).
The Therma-CELL Outdoor Lantern is up to 98-percent effective at repelling mosquitoes, black flies and no-see-ums, and has many updated features: eight LEDs offer twice as much light as earlier models; the handle makes the lantern easy to carry and hang; and the lantern weighs less than a pound, The lantern and mosquito repellent can be used separately or together, it operates on a single butane cartridge, which heats a mat releasing allethrin, a synthetic copy of a natural insecticide, creating a 15' x15' comfort zone.
Turn on the burner with the flick of a switch and it warms a specially treated repellent pad releasing allethrin (a naturally occurring insecticide) into the air, creating a 225-square-foot bug-free zone.
Common non-residual ULV adulticides include an organophosphate (malathion) or pyrethroids (phenothrin, allethrin, and resmethrin); all of which provide quick knockdown without residual effects (Dame & Fasulo 2002).
Pyrethroids, such as permethrin, allethrin, resmethrin, and tetramethrin, are synthetic insecticides that chemically resemble natural pyrethrins.