Pyrethrum; Nature’s Own Insecticide


Pyrethrum is a natural insecticide extracted from Tanacetum cinerariaefolium (chrysanthemum family). 

The insecticide pyrethrum is made up of six chemical esters collectively called PYRETHRINS 

Pyrethrins are very low in toxicity for humans and warm blooded animals. Pyrethrum safety is supported by a large amount of scientific data

In Summary

Pyrethrum is different from pyrethroids in a number of ways including: 

Pyrethrum insecticide is natural and has 6 esters, pyrethroids are a single molecule 

Pyrethrum has the some characteristics in common with pyrethroids

Mode of action and insecticide resistance grouping, 3A

Common PCO pyrethrum formulations include, PyFog, PyMist, PyZap, PySpray and PyMist.

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