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Names of Insecticides
Below is a list of the common names of insecticides used in the tables, followed by the commercial trade name and the chemical name. Some products may be available under a variety of trade names not listed below. Be sure to read the label on the container always lists these products by the common name or chemical name.
Common NameTrade NameChemical Name
acephate, Bacillus thuringiensis, Bacillus thuringiensis 'israelensis'Orthene Dipel, Thuricide, SOK-BT, Caterpillar Attack Mosquito Attack0, S-dimethyl acetylphosphoramidothioate
Bacillus thuringiensis 'san diego'M-One 
carbaryl, DEET, dicofol, dimethoate, hydrazoneSevin, Off, Cutter's, Spectracide, Kelthane, Cygon, CombatI-naphthyl methylcarbamate 0, O-diethyl 0-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl) phosphorothioate N. N-diethyl-m-toluamide 0, O-diethyl 0-(2-isopropyl-4-methyl-6-pyrimidyl) phosphorothioate I, I -Bis(chlorophenyl)-2 ,2,2-trichloroethanol O. O-dimethyl S-(N-methyl carbamoyl methyl) phosphorodithioate Tetrahydro-5,5-dimethyl-2(1H)-pyrimidinone (3-[4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]- I -(2-[4-trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-ethenyl)-2-propenylidene)hydrazone
hydroprene, malathionGencor, CythionEthyl-3 ,7, I I -trimethyl dodeca-2 ,4 dienoate diethyl mercaptosuccinate, S-ester with 0, O-dimethyl phosphorothioate Isopropyl- 1 1 -methoxy-3 , 7 , 11 trimethyl-2 ,4 dodecadienoate
methoprene, naled, propoxur, pyrethroids, d-trans allethrinPrecor, Pharorid, Dibrom, Baygon1,2-Dibromo-2,2-dichloroethyl dimethyl phosphate 2-(1-methylethoxy) phenyl methylcarbamateallyl homolog of cinerin I 3-phenoxybenzyl d-cis, trans 2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methylpropenyl)
d-phenothrinSumithrincyclopropanecarboxylate principally from plant species Chrysanthemum cinariaelolium
pyrethrin, resmethrinPyrenone, Chryson, SBP-1382(5-benzyl-3-furyl) methyl 2,2 dimethyl-3-(2-methylprophenyl) cyclopropanecarboxylate ( I -cyclohexene- I ,2-dicarboximido)-methyl 2 ,2-dimethyl-3-
tetramethrin, tetrachlorvinphosNeo-Pynamin, Phthalthrin Rabon(2-methylpropenyl)-cyclopropanecarboxylate 2-chloro-1-(2,4,5,-trichlorophenyl) vinyl dimethyl phosphate
1 level tablespoon = 3 level teaspoons1 fluid ounce = 2 tablespoons1 cup = 8 fluid ounces or 16 tablespoons
1 pint = 2 cups1 quart = 2 pints or 32 fluid ounces1 gallon = 4 quarts or 128 fluid ounces

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