CAS No. 69770-45-2

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ACTIVITY: Acaricide, Insecticide (pyrethroid)

CAS Name: cyano(4-fluoro-3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl 3-[2-chloro-2-(4-chlorophenyl)ethenyl]-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate


Adverse Effects:

Body Weight Decrease

Clastogenic / Genotoxicity

Environmental Effects:

Highly toxic to Daphnia (Aquatic Invertebrate)

Regulatory Information
(only comprehensive for the US)
US EPA Registered: No 
Registered use in
(includes only a limited list of countries)

New Zealand, South Africa, Tanzania

Australia: cancelled (see box below)

Other Information
Molecular Formula: C28H22Cl2 F NO3  
Manufacturers: Bayer of Germany 
Other Names:

BAY V1 6045

BAY Vq 1950
FCR 1622
FCR 2769  

Of special interest:
PAN Data 
Material Safety Data Sheets & Labels
June 1998 - Flumethrin. Summary Report (1).
The European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products. Veterinary Medicines and Information Technology Unit. Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Products. EMEA/MRL/469/98-FINAL Also available at http://www.emea.eu.int/pdfs/vet/mrls/046998en.pdf
April 2000 - Flumethrin. Extension to Sheep. Summary Report (2).
The European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products. Veterinary Medicines and Information Technology Unit. Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Products. EMEA/MRL/737/00-FINAL Also available at http://www.emea.eu.int/pdfs/vet/mrls/073700en.pdf
September 2001 - Draft Toxicological Profile for Pyrethrins and Pyrethroids. Organofluorine pyrethroids discussed in the Profile: Bifenthrin (Type 1), Cyfluthrin (Type 2), Cyhalothrin (Type 2), Flucythrinate (Type 2), Flumethrin (Type 2), Fluvalinate (Type 2), Tefluthrin (Type 1). US Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Service Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.  
1999 - BAYER - Active ingredient in Bayticol pesticide. 1999 Material Safety Data Sheet.  
FAO Facts; including Metabolism and Environmental Fate  
June 1997 - Article: Physiological causes of OP [Organophosphate] poisoning? [As published in PEX Newsletter No.3, June 1999] 

Australia: Product Recall

Bayticol Pour-On Cattle Tickicide

Date: 27/03/2002

Supplier: Bayer Australia Limited

Category: Agricultural Products

Product Info: All pack sizes 1 litre, 5 litre, 20 litre, 200 litre, All Batches. The product's registration will be cancelled on 31 March 2002. The Commonwealth of Australia Gazette Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals issue Number NRA2, dated 5 February 2002, advises that it will be unlawful to supply or use Bayticol Pour-on after 31 March 2002 and unlawful to possess or have custody of the product after 31 August 2002.

Defect details: The continued supply of this product may pose a risk to Australia's overseas trade in beef, because Flumethrin - the active constituent of Bayticol Pour-On is not registered in some overseas countries.

Consumer action: Product can be returned to the place of purchase. Retailers will return the product to Bayers for refund. For opened product refunds will be based on the proportion remaining. Customers are urged to return all such product under this recall. Bayer will not refund for the return of expired product or return of product after 31 August 2002. For further information contact Bayer Australia on 1800 044 839.

Market Coverage National

Recall Coverage National

Ref: Product Recalls, Australia. or Search site for Product Recalls in Australia

June 14, 2001 - Implementation of the Community Strategy for Endocrine Disruptors - a range of substances suspected of interfering with the hormone systems of humans and wildlife. Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament. Commission of the European Communities, Brussels COM (2001) 262 final. More information available at: http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/docum/01262_en.htm

This document presents a "priority list of substances for further evaluation of their role in endocrine disruption. During 2000, a candidate list of 553 man-made substances and 9 synthetic/natural hormones has been identified." Organofluorine pesticides in this list include:

Categories included on the Endocrine Disruptor Liist
Synthetic pyrethroids While only the broad category "Synthetic pyrethroids" was included in the Commission's list, it might be of some interest to note that the following organofluorine pesticides are "Synthetic pyrethroids:" Acrinathrin, Bifenthrin, beta-Cyfluthrin, Cyhalothrin, gamma-Cyhalothrin, lambda-Cyhalothrin, Fenfluthrin, Flucythrinate, Flufenprox, Flumethrin, Fluvalinate, tau-Fluvalinate, Halfenprox, Protrifenbute, Silafluofen, Tefluthrin, Transfluthrin
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