General Information



PERMETHRIN 3.2 EC is toxic to fish. Exercise care when making applications near ponds, lakes, streams, reservoirs and other aquatic environments where fish are present.

For advice concerning current control practices with relation to specific local conditions, consult your local State Cooperative Extension or regulatory agencies.

PERMETHRIN 3.2 EC is formulated as an emulsifiable concentrate (EC) formulation and is to be diluted with water and applied as an emulsion. When tank mixing as an emulsion with other products, observe all precautions and limitations on the labels of each product in the mixture.

PERMETHRIN 3.2 EC can be tank-mixed with natural pyrethrin-containing products or Insect Growth Regulators (IGRs). Do not tank mix with dichlorvos (DDVP) or other fumigant products.


Unless otherwise directed by registered supplemental labeling, follow the Directions for Use in each crop group section.

PERMETHRIN 3.2 EC is a 3.2 pounds per gallon formulation of the insecticide permethrin. Apply PERMETHRIN 3.2 EC when insects appear or feeding is noticed. The higher rate should be used as pest populations increase. Repeat the application as necessary to maintain control. Use sufficient water to obtain full coverage. With the exception of crops listed below, rotational crops should not be planted within 60 days of last application.

The label must be in the possession of the user at the time of application.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions



Do not make treatments less than 6 days apart. When treating for stalk borers, PERMETHRIN 3.2 EC must be applied when or shortly before the stalk borer larvae are moving into the corn from surrounding weeds and grasses. Mowing or burndown herbicide is suggested to initiate movement. For control of corn earworm, apply just before silking and continue as necessary to maintain control.

- Apply by air or ground equipment. Use sufficient water to obtain full coverage of foliage.

- Forage may be harvested on the day of application.

Pre-Harvest Interval

30 days

Restricted Entry Interval

12 hours