How do you use Bifen?

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Bifen IT should be mixed at 1 oz per gallon of water and sprayed 3 ft around a fire mound. You should also drench the mound by using sufficient force to break their apex and allow the insecticide solution to flow into the ant tunnels.

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Thereof, how do you use Bifen it?

For a 0.06% rate apply 1 gallon of dilution per 10 square feet, or use 1 fluid ounce of Bifen I/T per 10 square feet in sufficient water (no less than ½ gallon or more than 2 gallons) to provide thorough and continuous coverage of the area being treated.

Subsequently, question is, how much Bifen do I use per gallon? Answer: For most applications you can use 1 oz of Bifen It per gallon of water. For more specific usage instructions please refer to the Bifen IT product label.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how long does Bifen take to work?

Bifenthrin is slowly absorbed by the body after being eaten, and most of it is excreted within 3-7 days. Studies indicate that bifenthrin does not absorb through the skin well.

Is Bifen it safe for plants?

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.

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Where do you spray Bifen?

Bifen IT should be mixed at 1 oz per gallon of water and sprayed 3 ft around a fire mound. You should also drench the mound by using sufficient force to break their apex and allow the insecticide solution to flow into the ant tunnels.

Can you spray Bifen on dogs?

Answer: NO, Bifen IT is NOT labeled to be applied to dogs or any other animal for any purpose. We do have products that are safe to be applied to dogs for flea eradication.

Is Bifen harmful to 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.

What is the difference between Bifen it and Bifen XTS?

Bifen I/T is a water based insecticide used for killing termites, carpenter ants, fleas, ticks, chinch bugs and many other pests. Bifen XTS is an oil based product which allows it to have much longer residual and water resistant. It also contains 25.1 % vs. 7.9% active ingredient.

Is Bifen it safe indoors?


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.

What is the difference between bifenthrin and permethrin?

Bifenthrin vs Permethrin
For instance, permethrin binds especially well to fabrics, and is thus normally used to treat clothing and gear like tents and mosquito nets. Bifenthrin, on the other hand, is usually used to spray lawns and turfs for insects hiding therein.

Does Bifen I t'kill mosquitoes?

Answer: Bifen IT will kill mosquitos very well! We recommend using 1oz Bifen IT into one gallon water and applying the solution to the underside of leaves on trees and bushes and also the underside of the eaves of yoru house as these are the palces mosquitoes rest during the heat of the day.

Can you spray Bifen on carpet?

BIFEN IT BIFENTHRIN. 33 oz to 1 oz per gallon of water, Bifen will dry invisible to the eye and can safely be applied to plants, turf, carpets and other areas where people and pets will be active. Odorless, easy to mix and long lasting, Bifen is a versatile and good all around product for most any pest.

Is bifenthrin toxic to dogs?

There is little information on bifenthrin toxicity in veterinary species, but bifenthrin toxicity has been reported and successfully treated in a dog (8) . There is more literature available on other pyrethroids, namely permethrin, in cats (9,10).

Will bifenthrin kill German cockroaches?


Yes, Bifen IT is labeled for roaches and will kill them. This product is not recommended if you have an active infestation of roaches. If you see an occasional roach, this can be used indoors and outdoors for control.

Does Bifen kill flea eggs?

Bifen IT is a concentrate product that must be diluted with water and applied with a pump sprayer. It has a longer residual that pressurized aerosol sprays, but it does not have an instant knockdown effect nor will it kill eggs. In fact, we do not have any products that will actually penetrate the eggs.

How much bifenthrin is in a liter?

Use a spray volume of 5 to 10 L per 100 m2. Higher volumes of water may be needed if organic matter is present or foliage is dense.

Can you mix Bifen and permethrin?

Answer: We would not recommend mixing Bifenthrin and Permethrin together. The Bifenthrin mixed with an IGR is effective as well as mixing Permethrin with an IGR, such as NyGuard. Nyguard does have a residual for 4-5 months.

What insects does Bifen kill?


Bifen I/T Insecticide Termiticide Controls Target Pests - Outdoor & Lawn Pests: ants, bees, beetles, boxelder bugs, carpet beetles, centipedes, clothes moths, flour beetles, cockroaches, crickets, earwigs, firebrats, flies, gnats, midges, millipedes, pillbugs, scorpions, silverfish, sowbugs, spiders, ticks, and wasps.

Does Bifen kill spiders?

Bifen will kill spiders if you spray on contact, but if they crawl across a treated surface it will not kill them. Onslaught Fastcap is made specifically for spider control but controls lots of pests.

Is bifenthrin a carcinogen?

The EPA has classified bifenthrin as a class C carcinogen, a possible human carcinogen based on a test with mice, which showed increased development of certain tumors. An acute and chronic reference dose (RfD) for bifenthrin has been established, based on animal studies.