ADEPT®; ASTONEX®; DIMILIN®;
DIMILIN® FLO; DIMILIN® WG-80; DU-112307®;
DUPHAR® PH 60-40; ODC-45®; DIFLURON®;
DU 112307®; LARGON®; LARVAKIL®;
MICROMITE®; OMS 1804®; PDD 60401®; PH 60-
40®; PHILIPS-DUPHAR® PH 60-40; TH 60-40®;
THOMPSON-HAYWARD® 6040; VIGILANTE®
Diflubenzuron is a benzoylurea-based pesticide belonging to the benzamide class. Diflubenzuron is a chitin synthesis inhibitor. Diflubenzuron is used in both agriculture and forest management to selec
tively control insect pests, particularly moths and weevils.
Insecticide, Larvicide: Diflubenzuron is used primarily on citrus, cattle
feed, cotton, forestry, mushrooms, ornamentals, pastures,
soybeans, standing water, sewage systems, and wide-area
general outdoor treatment sites. The insecticide behaves as
a chitin inhibitor to inhibit the growth of many leaf-eating
larvae, mosquito larvae, aquatic midges, rust mite, boll weevil, and house-black-, and stable-flies. Diflubenzuron was
first registered in the United States in 1979 for use as an
ChEBI: A benzoylurea insecticide that is urea in which a hydrogen attached to one of the nitrogens is replaced by a 4-chlorophenyl group, and a hydrogen attached to the other nitrogen is replaced bgy a 2,6-difluorobenzoyl group.
An inhibitor of TCDD-induced CYP1a1 expression in HepG2 cells.
Air & Water Reactions
Hydrolyzed in alkaline solution above pH 9.0.
A urea derivative.
Colorless to yellow crystals. Used as a selective insecticide.