Pale yellow to light brown liquid with a mild odor and a faint bitter taste.
Piperonyl butoxide can react with oxidizing materials.
Insecticide synergist, especially for pyrethroids and rotenone
The U.S. EPA lists 7,340 products containing this substance, 1,622 of which are active
Light Yellow Liquid
Insecticide synergist: A U.S. EPA restricted Use Pesticide (RUP). Not listed for use in EU countries. Piperonyl butoxide is a synergist, i.e., not a pesticide itself, but enhances the properties of other chemicals. It is used with other pesticides such as pyrethrins, pyrethroids, rotenone and carbamates in food and non-food agricultural products, home and garden products, termite and mosquito products, and veterinary pesticide products. It inhibits the insect’s ability to break down an insecticide before it takes effect, thereby prolonging the action, and reduces the necessity for using a stronger formulation.
Piperonyl butoxide is combustible.
Air & Water Reactions
Insoluble in water.