(Profenofos 50% EC)

Profenofos 50% EC
Pack Size : 250 ml / 500 ml /1 ltr / 5 ltr Bottle
Class : insecticides
Directions of Use : For conventional Spray on field crops, use High Volume Sprayer. For low volumes, use Bucket Pump Sprayer, Knapsack Sprayer, Wheel Barrow Sprayer etc. with flood jet fan nozzle.
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Crop Pests CIB DOSE / Ha Water volume litre/ha
Cotton Bollworms 1500-2000 ml 500-1000
Jassids, Aphids, Thrips, Whiteflies 1000 ml 500-1000


  • RANA is broad-spectrum insecticide and acaricide
  • It belongs to organophosphate group of insecticides
  • Provide better bio-efficacy at lower dose
  • One shot solution of sucking pest and caterpillars
  • Also effective against the mites
  • Itworks with contact and stomach activity
  • It gives quick knockdown and long residual control
  • It has a strong ovicidal activity
  • Excellent trans-laminar action: It kills the pest on both lower and upper surface of leaves
  • It has comparatively less waiting period between last spray and harvest
  • It is almost compatible with all commonly used chemicals
  • Excellent for control of newly hatched larvae and bollworm complex


  • It is a potent inhibitor of the enzyme acetyl cholinesterase, which is essential for the transmission of impulses between nerve cells
  • It binds tightly to and inhibit the enzyme acetylcholinesterase and disrupts nerve impulse transmission by acting in synaptic regions of insect nerve cell, which leads to the hyperexcitation of the nerves
  • This nerve overstimulation followed by convulsions and paralysis leads to death of the target insect


  • Foliar spray is recommended
  • Take the recommended quantity of RANA in a bucket half filled with water and mix with agitation, add remain recommended quantity of water with continuous. The volume of total water required will depend on crop stage, crop cover, the total area to be treated and the type of sprayer used
  • First spraying is recommended as soon as insects begin to appear (at economic threshold level). The second spray is recommended 10 to 15 days after first spraying


  • Uniform spray should be advisable
  • Do not mix with bare hands
  • Do not spray against the wind direction
  • Wear safety equipment’s such as gloves, aprons, masks, etc.
  • Do not smoke, drink, eat and chew anything while spraying
  • Avoid contact with mouth, eyes and skin
  • Take bath properly after application
  • ANTIDOTE – Administer Atropine Sulphate intravenously 2 – 4 mg at 5 – 10 minutes interval until the symptoms of poisoning disappear. 2-PAM can be given in severe cases intravenously very slowly (1 – 2 g taking 5 – 10 minutes)