Definition of Allethrin

1. Noun. Either of a pair of related synthetic pyrethroids used in insecticides to paralyse the nervous system. ¹



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Definition of Allethrin

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Medical Definition of Allethrin

1. Synthetic analogs of the naturally occuring insecticide cinerin, jasmolin, and pyrethrin. Pharmacological action: insecticide. Chemical name: Cyclopropanecarboxylic acid, 2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methyl-1-propenyl)-, 2-methyl-4-oxo-3-(2-propenyl)-2-cyclopenten-1-yl ester (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Allethrin

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1. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, John D Baldeschwieler, Marguerite Knox (1997)
"Including d-phenothrin, d-trans-allethrin, resmethrin, or pyrethrins with synergists. b Including d-phenothrin, d-trans-allethrin, resmethrin, or pyrethrins ..."

2. Niosh Recommendations for Occupational Safety & Health: Compendium of Policy by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"... (as in fatty acids of coconut oil) allethrin Ametryn Amitraz Ammonium polysulfides Antimycin A B. ..."

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