I-Maal formulated as an emulsifiable concentrate, is a non-systemic, broad-spectrum organophosphate insecticide / acaricide, with contact action on the stomach and respiratory tract pests of stored crops: flies, household insects, ectoparasites, mites, aphids, ticks, fleas, bugs, leaf miners, worms. It is widely used in mosquito eradication programs in public health, such as mosquito eradication, in agriculture and horticulture to control insects on fruits and vegetables and on ornamental plants.
I-Maal acts on insect by contact and ingestion. In both cases lipophilic nature promotes its action. In the insect body, it affects the nerve transmission by acting on axon. It has knockdown effect.