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Pyrinex 480 EC

A broad spectrum insecticide for the control of a wide range of pests on cotton


General Info

Pyrinex 480 EC is an insecticide for control of cotton scales on cotton and armyworm control.


For more information – Contact Robert Wachira at
+254 713 463 937


Application Advice

Application Rates

  • To control cotton scales on cotton foliar apply 2.5L/Ha, 50ml/20 L
  • For armyworm control use 2L in 1000L of water

Application Timing and Technique

Apply Pyrinex 480 EC when the first sign of pest attack is noticed, ensure good coverage. Ensure good coverage of the crop canopy by using a spray volume of 1000 L per Ha.

Preparation of Spray Mixture

Half fill the spray tank (knapsack) with water. Add the required amount of Pyrinex 480 EC, then fill the water to the required level and mix or agitate thoroughly to uniformity. Ensure that the mixture is used the same day.


Re-entry interval: 6 hours.

Pyrinex 480 EC is toxic to fish and other aquatic organisms. Do not contaminate ponds and water ways by direct application, cleaning of equipment, disposal of wastes and empty container. A band width of 15 m should be observed. Toxic to bees. Do not spray in full broom.

To learn more safety precautions and first aid instructions concerning the application of Pyrinex 480 EC read the downloaded label.

Always read the label carefully before use.