Imidacloprid is a systemic insecticide that acts as an insect neurotoxin and belongs to a class of chemicals called the neonicotinoids which act on the central nervous system of insects. The chemical works by interfering with the transmission of stimuli in the insect nervous system.
Molar mass: 255.661 g/mol
ChemSpider ID: 77934
Solubility in water: 0.51 g/L (20 °C)
Melting point: 136.4 to 143.8 °C (277.5 to 290.8 °F; 409.5 to 416.9 K)
ATCvet code: QP53AX17 (WHO)