About Pyrethroids

Pyrethroids are a class of effective and widely insecticides 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