Mode of Action Team
The MoA Team, which is largely composed of technical experts, is charged with maintaining the scheme and its status, carrying out updates as required as well as developing educational resources such as posters to promote the correct use of the scheme. The team considers data to support new submissions for entries to the scheme and acts as an arbiter on questions of MOA.
- Continue to review and update the MOA scheme as required.
- Develop new versions of the MOA Structure Poster as needed
- Target site mutation table
- Develop new MoA posters and update existing posters as required
- Develop MoA training slides
- MoA page – IRAC Website
- Provide additional information on topics important to MoA and IRM
- Update of MoA Charter
- Address issue of DIY classification
- Implement MoA Classification update notification list
Useful Mode of Action Links
- Procedure for classifying a new insecticide
- Online form for classifying a new insecticide
- MoA labeling guidelines
Search the MoA Classification onlineThe MoA Classification is available as an interactive searchable eTool allowing you to browse and filter chemical groups, classes and actives.
Download the MoA AppDownload the IRAC MoA application from the Apple iTunes or Google Play App Stores for quick access to reference information on the move.
Download the MoA Structures PosterThe MoA poster with the chemical structures is available for download from the website in various language options. Select the language required from the drop-down menu below.
Download the MoA Classification SchemeThe complete MoA Classification document is available to view or download. This 23-page document provides full details of the scheme with lots of notes and background information.
The popular IRAC Mode of Action Classification mini-booklet and the poster showing the chemical structures has been updated and reprinted. The previous printed editions related to earlier version of the classification scheme but these latest editions are based on the most recent classification version 7.3. In addition the format and layout has been improved and many of the chemical structures on the poster have been redrawn to standardise the nomenclature. Both the booklet and the poster can be downloaded from the website.
If you would like printed copies please contact your IRAC Member Company representative or Alan Porter, the IRAC Coordinator (email@example.com). You can also use the contact form link at the bottom of the website pages.
Information from Dupont on triflumezopyrim, their new mesoionic insecticide for control of rice hoppers, has been reviewed by the IRAC MoA WG and a classification to Group 4E agreed. The first registration for triflumezopyrim is expect in 2015 after which the active will be include in the IRAC MoA Classification Scheme. Meanwhile a new appendix will be added to the scheme to cover actives such as triflumezopyrim that have been classified but are pending registration.