(Profenofos 40% + Cypermethrin 4% EC)

Profenofos 40% + Cypermethrin 4% EC
Pack Size : 100 ml / 250 ml / 500 ml / 1 ltr / 5 ltr bottle
Class : insecticides
Directions of Use : Knapsack Sprayer, Foot Sprayer, Strip Pump etc.
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Crop Pest Formulation (ml/ha) Dilution in water (l/ha)
Cotton Bollworm Complex 1000-1500 500-1000


  • TAKE 44 is a broad-spectrum insecticide combination
  • It belongs to organophosphate and Pyrethroid group of insecticides
  • Itis a non-systemic insecticide with strong contact and stomach activity
  • Strong synergistic effect against hard to kill bollworm complex
  • One shot solution of sucking and chewing pests
  • It has a strong ovicidal and larvicidal activity
  • Also having good acaricidal activity
  • It gives quick knockdown and long residual control
  • Excellent trans-laminar action: It kills the pest on both lower and upper surface of leaves
  • It is almost compatible with all commonly used chemicals


  • It is having dual mode of action. Profenofos 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.
  • While cypermethrin is a Sodium channel modulator, it inhibits the sodium ion entry into the nerve cells 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 TAKE 44 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.