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About Chlorantraniliprole

Chlorantraniliprole is an insecticide compound developed by Dupont,which divested to FMC. It is the largest insecticide variety in the global market with registrations worldwide for crop applications for control of over 50 targeted objects.

Chlorantraniliprole has a strong permeability property and systemic feature, being used for leaf treatment, seed treatment and soil treatment, with a long lasting effect and rain fastness.

Chlorantraniliprole is highly effective with broad-spectrum, being based upon stomach toxicity, followed by contact toxicity. It is effective for the control of most chewing mouthparts pests, especially lepidoptera pests. It is also highly active against some coleoptera, diptera and isoptera pests.

In 2016, with a leading sale value of US$1.365 billion, the product further enhanced its leading position in the global insecticide market.

The main mixtures of chlorantraniliprole includes pymetrozine, thiamethoxam, lambda-cyhalothrin, abamectin, emamectin benzoate which brings more efficient control to pests.

China Registration

The patent of chlorantraniliprole in China is held by FMC, which will expire on August 13, 2022. At present, its application in China is concentrated in paddy rice, which provides a great development potential. Currently, according to China Pesticide Registration Watch, 31 product registrations with ICAMA remain valid, details as shown in the following figure.



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