Is a broad spectrum organophosphorous non-systemic insecticide with contact , stomach and respiratory action. It acts a cholinesterase inhibitor. It controls a wide range of insects by contact, ingestion and vapour action. It has quick knock down effect on many caterpillar pests. It is very effective against Coleoptera, Diptera, Homoptera and Lepidoptera in soil application or as foliar spray. Chloropyriphos is also used to control household pests & mosquitoes.


Brand names Tafaban
Technical Chlorpyriphos 95% min.
Formulations Chlorpyriphos 48% EC (Tafaban)
Target Crops Rice, Sugarcane, cotton, Groundnut, wheat & sugarcane (soil treatment)
Target Pests Hispa, leaf folder, gall midge, yellow stem borer, whorl maggot, black bug, early shoot & stalk borer, aphid, bollworm, white fly and cutworm, root grub & termites
  Technical Formulation
Packing Type Mild Steel drums Aluminium Bottles, Co-extruded Bottles, Coated Mild Steel drums
Capacity 283.5 kg 500 ml, 1 Ltr, 200 Ltrs