Alpha Cypermethrin is a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide. It is a racemic mixture of two isomers (1R Cis S and 1S Cis R isomers) out of the eight Cypermethrin isomers. It is two to three times more active than Cypermethrin under field conditions. It is effective on a wide range of insects in a variety of crops. Alphacypermethrin has contact and stomach action and can be used on cereals, cotton, fruits, vegetables, flower crops, oilseeds, sugar beet, tea, tobacco, vines, etc. for the control of a variety of insects.

Chemical Name:

A racemic mixture of: 

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white- to cream-coloured crystalline powder with characteristic odour

Alphacypermethrin content


97.00% (w/w) Min.

(1R Cis) R and (1SCis) S Isomer by HPLC


2.0% (w/w) Maximum

Trans Isomer by HPLC


0.5% (w/w) Maximum

Alkalinity as NaOH


0.25% (w/w) Max.

Moisture content by Karl fisher method


0.25% (w/w) Max.


Emulsifiable concentrate (2%, 3%, 5%, 10% w/w,10%w/v) wettable powder (5%, w/w), Suspension concentrate 10% w/v, ULV (0.8%), or as per Customer's specific requirment.


Compatible with most of organo phosphorus insecticides.



Mammalian Toxicity


class II "Moderately hazardous".

Environmental Toxicity


Alphacypermethrin is non-toxic to birds. Under field conditions, it is non- toxic to Bees and earthworms

Shelf Life:

Two years under normal storage conditions.



Technical Grade


25 kg & 40 kg UN approved Fiber board drums with LDPE liner



EC:200Lit in UN approved M.S. Lacquered Drums, WP : 25kg UN approved M.S. Lacquered Drums with LDPE liner.



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