What will Bifen kill?

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Bifen IT is a top-rated insecticide for killing Mosquitoes, Fleas, and Ticks. It is also a successful insecticide for killing White Files on ornamental plants. As a synthetic pyrethroid, Bifen IT is a low odor chemical and may be used inside or outside.

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Also asked, what insects 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. It is not labeled for sugar mites.

Additionally, how long does it take for Bifen it to work? Answer: Bifen IT is to give off a residual to last up to 30 days outdoors for the insects that come into contact with the residual left behind. With mosquitoes this will take some time to see any results because they are flying insects. It can take time to see any result after application.

People also ask, how dangerous is bifenthrin?

Bifenthrin is moderately toxic to mammals when ingested. Large doses may cause incoordination, tremor, salivation, vomiting, diarrhea, and irritability to sound and touch (10).

Can bifenthrin kill dogs?

Bifenthrin is harmful to dogs, although not as toxic as to cats.

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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.

Can you spray Bifen 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. For treating various insects outdoors, it can be applied to turfs, sports fields.

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.

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 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.

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 bifenthrin absorbed by plants?

Plants. Bifenthrin is not absorbed by foliage or translocated throughout plants.

Is cypermethrin safe for humans?

Human exposure
Cypermethrin is moderately toxic through skin contact or ingestion. It may cause irritation to the skin and eyes. In humans, cypermethrin is deactivated by enzymatic hydrolysis to several carboxylic acid metabolites, which are eliminated in the urine.

How is bifenthrin made?

Bifenthrin is a pyrethroid insecticide. Pyrethroids are synthetic compounds made to mimic the pyrethrins that are refined from chemicals found in chrysanthemum flowers.

Does bifenthrin kill earthworms?


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).

Is bifenthrin systemic?

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

Can Ortho Home Defense be used indoors?

The Ortho Home Defense Max 1.33 Gal. Ready-to-Use Perimeter and Indoor Insect Killer is designed for interior and exterior use to kill ants, roaches, spiders and other pests and to help keep new ones from entering your home. This product features a sprayer for application of the fast-drying, non-staining formula.

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.

Is wisdom TC flowable safe for pets?

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS This pesticide is extremely toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates. Drift and runoff from treated areas may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in neighboring areas. Care should be used when spraying to avoid fish and reptile pets in/around ornamental ponds.

How does Ortho Home Defense work?


Whether you have ants, spiders, roaches, or other home-invading insects, you can count on Ortho to keep them out. Simply plug in the Comfort Wand, and with one touch, you can eliminate and protect against pests.

What bugs does Ortho Home Defense Kill?

Kills 130+ other insects including stink bugs, beetles, earwigs, fleas, house centipedes, millipedes, scorpions, silverfish, and ticks.

Is carbaryl an organophosphate?

Organophosphates are phosphoric acid esters or thiophosphoric acid esters. Malathion, dibrom, chlorpyrifos, temephos, diazinon and terbufos are organophosphates. Carbamates are esters of N-methyl carbamic acid. Aldicarb, carbaryl, propoxur, oxamyl and terbucarb are carbamates.