Is Bifen the same as talstar?

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Answer: Talstar P and Bifen IT are essentially the same product, they are just made by different manufacturers. Talstar P was manufactured 1st and is known to be the "name brand" and Bifen IT is known to be the generic.

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Also to know is, which is better bifenthrin or permethrin?

Permethrin has a much shorter residual vs bifenthrin. Also, bifenthrin has some activity against, broad mite, eriophyid mite and spider mite, especially if tank mixed with Ultrafine oil. If I were only doing lawns, permethrin would be the cheapest, but I do lots of ornamental treaments.

Furthermore, does talstar work on mosquitoes? And unlike other insecticides, Talstar Professional actually kills mosquitoes on contact. Most other products merely act as repellents and allow mosquitoes to live and continue breeding. For effective barrier treatment, Talstar Professional takes care of all your adulticide needs.

Regarding this, 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.

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.

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How fast does bifenthrin work?

Bifenthrin is slowly absorbed by the body after being eaten, and most of it is excreted within 3-7 days.

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.

Is bifenthrin harmful to dogs?

Signs of Toxicity - Animals
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.

Does bifenthrin kill on contact?

Bifenthrin is the active ingredient in many different brand name and generic pest control products. It's a synthetic pyrethroid and mimics the naturally produced pyrethrums that are found in chrysanthemums. It works on contact and by ingestion and paralyzes the insect, causing death within minutes or hours.

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).

How dangerous is talstar?

Here's what the Material Safety Data Sheet on Talstar actually says in full about hazards to humans: “Effects from overexposure may result from either swallowing, inhaling or coming into contact with the skin or eyes. Symptoms of overexposure include bleeding from the nose, tremors and convulsions.

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.

How long does it take Bifen to dry?

Answer: Generally, after an application of Bifen IT it should take anywhere between 30 min - 1 hour to dry.

How do you mix Bifen it for mosquitoes?

Mixing Directions: Mix the termiticide use dilution in the following manner: Fill tank ¼ to ? full. Start pump to begin by-pass agitation and place end of treating tool in tank to allow circulation through hose. Add appropriate amount of Bifen I/T. Add remaining amount of water.

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.

Where do you spray bifenthrin?

Underneath decks and other damp shaded areas are targeted areas where bifenthrin can be applied as a liquid to reduce mosquito populations. The granular version of bifenthrin can be applied in mulch or pine straw areas where mosquitoes seek refuge from hot summer temperatures.

How long does it take for Bifen it to work on fleas?

Answer: Bifen IT is not a contact kill product, it is a residual product that can take a few day to start killing the fleas or other insects that you are treating for. You need to give the product time to do what its designed for. If the infestation of fleas is extensive then you may treat again after 7-14 days.

Will Bifen kill German roaches?

Yes, Bifen IT is labeled for roaches and will kill them. If you see an occasional roach, this can be used indoors and outdoors for control.

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.

What do the professionals use for mosquitoes?

Control of adult Mosquitoes can be a daily, sometimes several times a day event. The use of sprays and fogs containing pyrethrum or a combination of pyrethrum and synthetic pyrethrum (called pyrethroids) is a toxic and popular combination. These products kill adult mosquitoes on contact and also work to repel others.

What insecticide do professionals use?

Permethrin is the most common active ingredient in insecticides applied by licensed exterminators. It is one of a large class of chemical insecticides known as pyrethroids. They mimic pyrethrins, which are botanical insecticides typically derived from Australian and African chrysanthemum flower varieties.