PESTANAL®, analytical standard

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analytical standard

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limited shelf life, expiry date on the label


HPLC: suitable
NMR: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable


140-146 °C


passes test for identity (NMR)

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General description

Imidacloprid is a systemic chloronicotinyl insecticide, which can be effectively used in agriculture to control pests like aphids, scale insects, whiteflies, leafhoppers, some coleoptera and some lepidoptera species.

Find more information here: Neonicotinoids


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PESTANAL is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich International GmbH


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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


UN 3077 9 / PGIII

WGK Germany


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Quancai Sun et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 64(49), 9293-9306 (2016-12-15)
Imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid insecticide widely used in agriculture worldwide, has been reported to promote adipogenesis and cause insulin resistance in vitro. The purpose of the current study was to determine the effects of imidacloprid and its interaction with dietary fat...
Sally V Taylor et al.
PloS one, 10(12), e0144598-e0144598 (2015-12-15)
Toxoneuron nigriceps (Viereck) (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) and Campoletis sonorensis (Cameron) (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) are solitary endoparasitoids of the tobacco budworm, Heliothis virescens (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). They provide biological control of H. virescens populations in Southeastern US agricultural production systems. Field and greenhouse...
Alison R Holt et al.
The Science of the total environment, 573, 1422-1429 (2016-08-20)
Debate about how sustainable intensification and multifunctionality might be implemented continues, but there remains little understanding as to what extent they are achievable in arable landscapes. Policies that influence agronomic decisions are rarely made with an appreciation of the trade-offs...
Abhishek Mandal et al.
The Science of the total environment, 577, 376-385 (2016-11-08)
Agri-wastes biochars viz. eucalyptus bark (EBBC), corn cob (CCBC), bamboo chips (BCBC), rice husk (RHBC) and rice straw (RSBC) and acid treated RSBC (T-RSBC), were characterized for their physico-chemical properties and sorption behaviour of atrazine and imidacloprid was studied. Kinetics...
Mara Andrione et al.
Scientific reports, 6, 38110-38110 (2016-12-03)
Exposure to neonicotinoid pesticides is considered one of the possible causes of honeybee (Apis mellifera) population decline. At sublethal doses, these chemicals have been shown to negatively affect a number of behaviours, including performance of olfactory learning and memory, due...
Determination of Neonicotinoids in Honey using a Chromolith RP-18 HPLC column and UV Detection
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Extraction and Analysis of Neonicotinoid Pesticides from Flower Blossoms Using Supel<sup>™</sup> QuE and Ascentis<sup>®</sup> Express
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LC/MS/MS Analysis of Neonicotinoid Pesticides in Dandelion Blossoms on Ascentis® Express C18 after Dispersive SPE (QuEChERS) using Supel™ QuE
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Learn more about Neonicotinoids - active substances used in plant protection products to control harmful insects.
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On Friday, April 27, 2018, the European Union decided to ban the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides from use on field crops, having deemed them dangerous to bees. This application demonstrates the analysis of these banned compounds and others from dandelion blossoms using QuEChERS and LC-MS.
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