Pyriproxyfen is a pyridine-based pesticide which is found to be effective against a variety of arthropoda.
- Used to protect cotton crops against whitefly. It has also been found useful for protecting other crops. It is also used as a prevention for flea control on household pets, for killing indoor and outdoor ants and roaches. Methods of application include aerosols, bait, carpet powders, foggers, shampoos and pet collars
- Pyriproxyfen is a juvenile hormone analog and an insect growth regulator. It prevents larvae from developing into adulthood and thus rendering them unable to reproduce.
- No side effects are known.
- Not known.
- In the US, pyriproxyfen is often marketed under the trade name Nylar. In Europe, pyriproxyfen is known under the brand names Cyclio (Virbac) and Exil Flea Free TwinSpot (Emax).
Source: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyriproxyfen