Fenthion Chemical Review



For more information on the cancellation of the active constituent fenthion, refer to 9. Implementation below or download the cease use poster (PDF, 108kb).


Fenthion is a broad-spectrum organophosphorus insecticide. Fenthion is used to control insect pests in agricultural, commercial and domestic situations and external parasites on cattle. Fenthion is also used to control pest birds in and around buildings. Following the completion of the review of fenthion in October 2014 all active approvals and product registrations were cancelled. Products containing fenthion may not be used or supplied.

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