Decis®, containing the active substance deltamethrin, is a non-systemic insecticide which acts by contact and ingestion. Its high lipophilicity provides a high affinity with the insect cuticle. Deltamethrin has a remarkable knock-down activity making it excellent in reducing the risk of virus transmission.
- Common Name:
- Decis® EC 50 is an Emulsifable concentrate containing 50 g/l deltamethrin
- Acute Oral toxicity:
- LD50 Rats 575 mg/kg
- Acute - Dermal toxicity:
- LD50 Rats > 3100 mg/kg
- WHO classification:
- Active ingredient: moderately hazardous
Product: moderately hazardous
- Mode of action:
- Decis® works by preventing the transmission of nervous impulses along nerve fibres, thereby disrupting the pest’s nervous system, resulting in death. Deltamethrin disrupts the conduction of the nervous influx by modifying the kinetics of the function of the sodium canal.