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Bifenthrin

General Information

  • Fact Sheet: Synthetic Pyrethroids.pdf
  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Pyrethroid insecticide
  • Uses: Agricultural and nonagricultural and residential sites including corn, cotton, soybeans, fruit, vegetables, herbs, nuts, ornamentals, Crhistmas trees, conifers, golf courses, lawns, rights of ways, wood treatment, food habdling sites.
  • Alternatives: Organic agricultureOrganic Christmas trees
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Yes (8, 10)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Yes (36)
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Yes (7)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Not documented
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not documented
  • Birth/Developmental: Yes (11)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Not documented
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Bees: Yes (8, 19)

Pests This Chemical Is Used On

Additional Information