Does Bifen XTS stain?

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You only mix a third of an ounce with water of XTS instead of an ounce of normal Bifen I/T, but the end solution is the same really. We have never had a complaint of Bifen IT or Bifen XTS staining anything so you should have no issues.

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Beside this, how long does Bifen XTS last?

1 to 2 years

Similarly, is Bifen safe for indoors? Bifenthrin is labeled for use both indoors and outdoors. It can be sprayed in food-handling areas and spaces where pest insects hide and breed, such as inside crawlspaces and beneath appliances. Because plants can't absorb bifenthrin, it's safe to use it on ornamentals and pristine turf.

Keeping this in consideration, will Bifen XTS kill wasp?

Answer: Bifen XTS is labeled for treating direct application to openings in the ground, bushes and cracks and crevices where bees, wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets are at rest or nest. If you are treating for carpenter bees, we would recommend to use the Carpenter Bee Control Kit.

Is bifenthrin safe for humans?

Bifenthrin is moderately toxic to mammals when ingested. Bifenthrin does not sensitize the skin of guinea pigs (3). Although it does not cause inflammation or irritation on human skin, it can cause a tingling sensation which lasts about 12 hours.

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Is bifenthrin harmful to dogs?

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Some cases reported additional signs such as chewing, head bobbing, paresis, and whole-body tremors. Clinical signs reported after pets were exposed to pyrethroids include single-episode vomiting or diarrhea, reduced activity, twitching of the ear, paw flicking and hypersalivation.

Can bifenthrin cause cancer?

Is bifenthrin likely to contribute to the development of cancer? The U.S. EPA classifies bifenthrin as a possible human carcinogen. This rating was based on studies in mice. Other studies indicate that bifenthrin does not cause cancer when fed to rats.

What bugs does Bifen kill?

Answer: Bifen XTS will control termites, ants, carpenter ants, fire ants, beetles, chinch bugs, crane flies, crickets, fleas, grasshoppers, Japanese beetles, mole crickets, sod webworms, ticks, termites and other insects listed on the product label.

Can I spray Bifen inside?

Bifen I/T can be uses as a cracks and crevice treatment for various insects found indoors around baseboards, wall voids around plumbing, closets, doors, window and other areas. It cannot be used as a broadcast treatment for indoor areas.

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Does bifenthrin kill worms?

Bifenthrin is used regularly as an insecticide to target red fire ants but also has a moderate to high toxicity to worms. So yes - you will probably kill all beneficial worms and possibly poison those species that eat worms (Robins, Cardinals).

How do you mix pesticides with water?

Place the required amount of pesticide into the water. Rinse the measuring cup with clean water and add this solution to the bucket. Stir it so that it is thoroughly mixed into the water. Pour this solution into the sprayer tank and then add the rest of the water to the tank.

Is Bifen safe for plants?

Bifenthrin is not at all toxic to plants. Though it does not have a large toxicological risk towards mammals or birds, bifenthrin is able to accumulate in food, so it might be dangerous to mammals or birds in some scenarios.

Is bifenthrin systemic?

It is a non-systemic chemical used to control pests such as ants, silverfish, cockroaches and other household type pests.

Does bifenthrin kill ticks?


There are Environmental Protection Agency-registered pesticides out there that can kill ticks. You can have a professional spray key points of your property. Bifenthrin is commonly used to kill deer ticks. Like permethrin, it's lethal to fish, though runoff is limited because the chemical binds well to soil.

Are termite chemicals safe?

When administered properly by a trained pest control expert, termite treatments are completely safe for you and your family. Many methods used to eliminate termites involve chemicals that could be dangerous when not handled properly.