About Pyrethroids

Pyrethroids are an effective and widely used class of chemistry found in many common pesticide products for control of general pests such as mosquitoes, ants, spiders, cockroaches, termites and agricultural pests.

These ingredients include:

bifenthrin permethrin
cypermethrin cyfluthrin
zeta-cypermethrin alpha-cypermethrin
esfenvalerate beta-cyfluthrin
lambda-cyhalothrin Tau-fluvalinate
gamma-cyhalothrin fenpropathrin
deltamethrin tralomethrin
resmethrin tetramethrin
prallenthrin phenothrin

For a list of products containing pyrethroids, visit the EPA website.

Benefits of Pyrethroids
Pyrethroid FAQs
Pyrethroids and Human Health
Pyrethroids and the Environment