Product nameThiamethoxam, Neonicotinoid insecticide
Broad-spectrum, systemic neonicotinoid insecticide. Reports show that when exposed to neonicotinoid pesticides honeybees have problems returning home after foraging and bumblebee colonies grow poorly.
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Tavares DA et al. In vitro effects of thiamethoxam on larvae of Africanized honey bee Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Chemosphere 135:370-8 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 25985214) »
- Catae AF et al. Cytotoxic effects of thiamethoxam in the midgut and malpighian tubules of Africanized Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Microsc Res Tech 77:274-81 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24470251) »
- Tsaganou FC et al. Knockdown and Mortality of Five Stored Product Beetle Species After Short Exposures of Thiamethoxam. J Econ Entomol 107:2222-8 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 26470089) »
- El Hassani AK et al. Effects of sublethal doses of acetamiprid and thiamethoxam on the behavior of the honeybee (Apis mellifera). Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 54:653-61 (2008). Read more (PubMed: 18026773) »