SANTEM 1 is the safest mosquito larvicide that is highly effective against larvae of all
species of mosquito. It can be used in a variety of breeding sites i.e. in potable clean water
to highly polluted water. It contains 1% Temephos, an organophosphate group of
insecticides, as an active ingredient.
SANTEM 1 is safe to human and other non-target animals.
Mode of action
SANTEM 1 produces sign & symptoms typical of cholinesterase exposure, but mortality
does not occur unless very large dose of the compound is administered.
SANTEM 1 acts as a contact poison. Once applied to breeding site, it spreads well within
the water body and stays effective for one week.
Clean water : 5-10 Kg/hectare
Moderately Polluted water : 10-20 Kg/hectare
Net Weight : 1 kg Highly Polluted water : 20-50 Kg/hectare
PRESENTATION : 1 Kg, 25 Kg, 40 Kg