Deltamethrin helps in controlling malaria vectors due to its insecticidal properties. It belongs to the class of synthetic pyrethroids. Its IUPAC name is [(S)-cyano-(3-phenoxyphenyl)methyl] (1R,3R)-3-(2,2-dibromoethenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropane-1-carboxylate and the chemical formula is C22H19Br2NO3. The drug is utilized to eliminate household pests particularly spiders, fleas, ticks, carpenter ants, and cockroaches. It is able to modulate sodium channels in the nerve cell membrane and enhance the release of neurotransmitter which helps in increasing protein phosphorylation activities.