|Length of Control||
Residual, Single Brood
Briquette, Granule, Liquid, Pellet
|IRAC Mode of Action||
7A Juvenile Growth Hormone
The Altosid family of products from Central Life Sciences are an effective mosquito larvicide option for professionals, providing consistent control and performance. Depending on the product form, residual control activity can range from 7 days all the way up to 150 days — giving mosquito control professionals peace of mind that they’re covered when needed most. Each Altosid® larvicide formulation contains (S)-methoprene, an insect growth regulator (IGR) that stops mosquitoes from becoming breeding, biting adults.
(S)-Methoprene is target-specific, has an excellent toxicity profile, and will not affect fish, waterfowl, mammals or beneficial predatory insects. As a result, you can feel comfortable using Altosid® in your district’s most sensitive areas and enjoy effective, long-term control.
Clarke is an authorized distributor of Altosid formulations for public health mosquito control use.
The Altosid portfolio of larvicides includes several different formulation types, including briquets, granules, liquids and pellets. Each are designed to suit the variable habitat, application method, and length of control requirements for public health mosquito control products.
Learn more about the nine different Altosid formulations available from Central Life Sciences for public health mosquito control:
Our fundamental job is to discover and design the most effective mosquito control products of the future, and ensure the performance we can achieve in the lab translates to real-world operational excellence for customers.
Need support identifying the right potential products for your program? Our team of control consultants and customer care professionals are here to help you with any inquiry.
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