bifenthrin

noun bi·fen·thrin \ bī-ˈfen-thrən \

Definition of bifenthrin

: a synthetic, broad-spectrum, pyrethroid insecticide and acaricide C23H22ClF3O2
  • Plant nurseries in certain counties are being required by the state to treat their soil with bifenthrin to check the spread of the ant.
  • —Pamela S. ZurerChemical & Engineering News2 Sept. 2002
  • … the most toxic compound in the creeks is bifenthrin, which is sprayed around houses by exterminators and is found in some consumer products that are spread on lawns.
  • —Marla ConeLos Angeles Times14 July 2006

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First Known Use of bifenthrin

1987


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