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


PERMETHRIN 3.2 EC may be used to control insect pests on ornamentals and lawns in landscaped areas around residential, institutional, public, commercial and industrial buildings, parks, recreational areas and athletic fields.

Specific Application Instructions

Apply sufficient volume of water to adequately cover foliage.

Use higher rate for moderate to high infestations.

Direct application to blooms may cause browning of petals. Marginal leaf burn may occur on Salvia, Dieffenbachia and Pteris Fern.

For control of coneworms, Nantucket pine tip moth and seed bugs in evergreens:

Begin application when adults appear. Repeat applications may be made on 5-7 day intervals as needed.

To control Webbing Coneworms make first application just prior to peak pollen flight. To control other Coneworms and Seed Bugs, make application 30 days following flower closure.

Mix 8 oz. in 100 gals. of water and apply 5 to 10 gals. of spray per tree.

Restricted Entry Interval

12 hours