*  This is the "bait page" which contains is a short summary of product label provisions below for quick reference.
you can download product labels and material safety data sheets by clicking on the product name.
Product name active ingredient LD50 (rat) crop
use?
pasture use? nursery use? indoor use? application rate mandatory PPE ** notes
Advion

MSDS
indoxacarb
0.05%
11,111 mg/kg no no no no 1.5 lbs/ac
May be re-applied in 7 days. Max 4 times per year
long sleeved shirt and long pants
shoes plus socks
gloves
Mixed results - for professional use only
Altrevin

MSDS
metaflumizone
0.063%
3,175 mg/kg nut trees and citrus no yes no 1.5 lbs/ac
may be re-applied in 4 weeks, max 4 times per year
long sleeved shirt and long pants
shoes plus socks
gloves
Do not apply within 15ft of fresh water and 60ft of brackish or salt water
Amdro Firestrike

MSDS
Hydramethylnon
0.36%
(S)-methoprene
0.17%
333 mg/kg

19,429 mg/kg
no no no no 43 lbs/ac, max 3 times per year
(usual rate is 2 lbs per acre)
none listed Moderately effective (LFA repelled by methoprene)  to be replaced by Amdro Yard Treatment shaker bag
Amdro Block

MSDS
     
Amdro Pro

MSDS
hydramethylnon
0.739%
162 mg/kg only in bait stations no yes Yes as crack and crevice treatment. 2 lbs/ac, max 4 times per year
Minimum 90 days between treatments
long sleeved shirt and long pants
shoes plus socks
gloves
Toxic to fish
Distance/Esteem

MSDS Distance
MSDS Esteem
pyriproxyfen
0.50%
1,000 mg/kg yes yes yes yes 2 lbs/ac, no max limit per year long sleeved shirt and long pants
shoes plus socks
gloves
Not an effective product for LFA.
Agricultural use version is called Esteem
Extinguish Plus

MSDS
hydramethylnon
0.36%
(S)-methoprene
0.25%
333 mg/kg

13,300 mg/kg
no no yes Yes as crack and crevice treatment. 2 lbs/ac, max 4 times per year long sleeved shirt and long pants
shoes plus socks
gloves
Moderately effective (LFA repelled by methoprene)
Extinguish Pro

MSDS
(S)-methoprene
0.50%
6,800 mg/kg yes no yes yes 1.5 lbs/ac, max 4 times per year none listed Not an effective product for LFA.
Maxforce Complete

MSDS
hydramethylnon
1.00%
120 mg/kg no no no yes.  can also be used in bait stations 1.5 lbs/ac shoes and socks Has lipid, carbohydrate and protein attractants which means it is effective for a wider range of ant species
Probait

MSDS
hydramethylnon
1.00%
120 mg/kg no no no no 2 lbs/ac.  no max annual treatments long sleeved shirt and long pants
shoes plus socks
Toxic to fish,
Provaunt

MSDS
indoxacarb
0.18%
2,778 mg/kg no no no no up to 2 gal/ac.  max 8 times per year long sleeved shirt and long pants
shoes plus socks
gloves >14mil
Must be mixed to make finished product, maximum 8 applications per year.
SIesta

MSDS
metaflumizone
0.063%
  3,175 mg/kg no no no no 1.5 lbs/ac, may be re-applied in 4 weeks. max 4 times a year long sleeved shirt and long pants
shoes plus socks
gloves
toxic to fish.  Do not apply within 10ft of fresh or brackish water bodies.
NOT for aerial use
Tango

MSDS
(S)-methoprene
0.25%
13,600 mg/kg yes yes yes yes 200 lb/ac
no max times per year
(usual rate is 4-8 lbs per acre)
long sleeved shirt and long pants
shoes plus socks
gloves
Must be mixed to make finished product.  No limit to application rate or frequency.
     
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** Persons using this product that may fall under the Worker Protection Standard CFR part 170.  This standard contains requirements for the protection of agricultural workers on farms, forests, nurseries and greenhouses.  Personal protective equipment and re-entry intervals listed here will be different for workers and handlers subject to this standard.  Please refer to product labels for additional information.
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