Use Intrepid™ insecticide for extended control of lepidopterous pests without adversely affecting beneficial insect populations.

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Intrepid uses a novel mode of action (Molt Accelerating Compound) to specifically target lepidopterous pests while not adversely affecting beneficial insects, making it ideal for Integrated Pest Management systems. 

Excellent environmental profile


This product can be used safely around humans, animals and the environment, when used according to the label.


Two-pronged attack on pests

Honeycrisp apples in tree Intrepid has both ovicidal and larvicidal activity. Ingestion is the main source of activity on pests, causing the larvae to cease feeding within 24 hours. Intrepid provides long residual control for 10 to 14 days after application.

Ideal for Integrated Pest Management programs

Raspberries on bush

Intrepid controls lepidopterous pests without adversely affecting beneficial insect populations.


Use Intrepid on a variety of crops that are the target of lepidopterous pests.   



Apricot (Prunus armeniaca)


Bean, Dry (All Types) (Fabaceae)

Bean, Dry, All Types (Phaseolus vulgaris var. vulgaris)

Bean, Succulent (Phaseolus vulgaris var. vulgaris)


Caneberry (Rubus spp. L)



Chokeberry (Aronia spp.)


Corn, Field, For Forage, or Fodder (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Field, For Seed (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Field, For Silage (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Field, or Silage, Seed Treatment (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Field (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, For Seed (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Pop, Yellow (Zea mays ssp. Mays)

Corn, Pop (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Sweet (Zea mays ssp. mays)

Corn, Sweet (Zea mays)

Grain Corn


Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)



Grape (Vitis spp.)


Medlar (Mespilus germanic)


Nectarine (Prunus persica var. nucipersica)


Pea, Succulent (Pisum spp.)


Peach (Prunus persica)



Plum (Prunus spp.)



Vegetables, Brassica Cole (All) (Brassica spp.)

Vegetables, Cucurbit (Cucurbitaceae)

Vegetables, Fruiting

Vegetables, Leafy

Vegetables, Legume

Vegetables, Root and Tuber

Vegetables, Tuberous and Corm


Registered for use in Canada.

  • Registered
  • Unregistered

Technical Specifications

  • Rates
    Rate based on pest. See label for details.
  • Application Timing

    When to apply

    The timing of targeting pests with Intrepid is important. Use proper scouting techniques to monitor adult moth flights, egg laying, egg hatch and degree-day models. For summer generation pests, target spray timing during egg laying to first egg hatch.

    Pre-harvest interval

    Ranges from 1 to 30 days depending on the specific crop. Refer to label for specific crop.


    6 hours

  • Packaging

    4 x 4 L jugs

  • Mixing Instructions
    • Fill the spray tank ⅓ to ½ full of clean water and slowly pour Intrepid into the spray tank.

    • Maintain agitation in the spray tank during mixing, loading and application.

    • Triple-rinse empty container and add rinsate to the spray tank.

  • Application Method

    • Ground application: Make applications of Intrepid by conventional ground application equipment. Thorough, uniform coverage of all foliage and fruit is essential for good insect control.

    • Aerial application: Intrepid is not registered for aerial application.

  • Tank Mixes

    No registered tank mixes.

Other Products

For other insecticide and fungicide options for your fruit or vegetable crops, view the following products.


Labels (PDF)
Intrepid Insecticide Label
Insecticide Intrepid étiquette principale

Safety Data Sheet (PDF)
Intrepid Insecticide SDS
Insecticide Intrepid fiche signalétique

Additional Resource Material (PDF)
Horticulture Crop Protection Guide
Guide de Protection des Cultures

Before use and for complete product information, please read and follow label directions.

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