SPECTRACIDE ONE-SHOT FIRE ANT KILLER GRANULES, 5 POUNDS, FIRE ANT BAIT

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Spectracide® One-Shot™ Fire Ant Killer controls fire ants up to 3 months with one application – and prevents new mounds from forming. The active ingredient kills worker ants slowly so they have time to take the bait back to the queen and kill the colony. This product is a bait, so you will initially see more ants. Decreased ant activity will be observed as soon as 24 hours after bait placement, and fire ant control will occur in as little as 48 hours after application. Convenient granular formula can be used for broadcast or mound treatment. One 5-pound bag treats 10,000 square feet for broadcast treatment. Apply in early spring or summer at the first sign of fire ant activity, then again in the fall to reduce the number of ants that return next spring.

For best results, apply Spectracide One-Shot Fire Ant Killer in morning or evening hours. At these times, fire ants are actively foraging. Avoid watering or mowing the treated area for 24 hours after application to allow ants time to forage the bait and take it to the mound.


• ONE-SHOT™ FIRE ANT KILLER: One application controls fire ants for 3 months.
• GRANULAR BAIT: The active ingredient kills worker ants slowly so the have time to take the bait back to the colony – apply in early morning or late evening when ants are actively foraging.
• NO WATERING NECESSARY: Use outdoors on fire ant mounds and as a broadcast treatment in your lawn.
• KILLS THE QUEEN AND COLONY: Kills the fire ant queen and colony in as little as 48 hours – limits the formation of new mounds in treated areas.
• 5 LBS: Treats 10,000 sq. ft. for broadcast treatment.


IMPORTANT INFO

Active Ingredients

Indoxacarb 0.16%
Other Ingredients 99.984%
Total 100.00%

Product Label

It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. FIRE ANT MOUND & ANT NEST TREATMENT

Kills ants (excluding carpenter and pharaoh ants): harvester, Argentine, southern, field, Allegheny mound, cornfield, honey, pavement, red imported fire ant, nuisance, odorous, pyramid, black turf, white-footed, crazy, little black, ghost, thief, acrobat, citronella, big-headed, lawn.

  1. Sprinkle 4 Tbsp (four shakes) of bait around each fire ant mound and ant nest.
  2. Do not water in.
  3. Decreased ant activity will be observed as soon as 24 hours after bait placement. Fire ant mound control will occur in as little as 48 hours after application.
  4. Treat new fire ant mounds and ant nests as they appear.
BROADCAST TREATMENT
Kills ants (excluding carpenter and pharaoh ants): harvester, Argentine, southern, field, Allegheny mound, cornfield, honey, pavement, red imported fire ant, nuisance, odorous, pyramid, black turf, white-footed, crazy, little black, ghost, thief, acrobat, citronella, big-headed, lawn.
  1. Remove cap and remove seal. Replace cap.
  2. Open pop-top cap and evenly spread granules at a rate of ½ lb of product per 1,000 sq ft. Granules should be spaced like the ones pictured. 
  3. Close pop-top cap to store any unused product.
  4. Do not water in.
  5. Decreased ant activity will be observed as soon as 24 hours after bait placement. Fire ant mound control in treated areas will occur in as little as 48 hours after application.
  6. In areas where the fire ant season lasts longer than three months, reapply after 12 weeks (three months) to prevent reinfestation.

USE TIPS

  1. For best results, apply in early spring or summer at the first sign of ant activity to prevent fire ant mounds and ant nests from forming.
  2. Apply in the early morning or late evening when ants are actively foraging.
  3. Do not apply if rain is expected within 4-6 hours.
  4. Do not water or mow treated area for 24 hours after application. This will allow time for the ants to forage the bait and take it to the mound.
  5. Treating the entire yard is recommended since it will kill foraging ants, ant nests and fire ant mounds that may not be visible at the time of application.

Storage: Reclose container tightly after each use. Store in a cool, dry area which is inaccessible to children and pets. Container Handling: If Empty: Nonrefillable container. Do not reuse or refill this container. Offer for recycling, if available. If Partly Filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.

Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals

CAUTION. Food utensils such as spoons or measuring cups must not be used for food purposes after use in measuring pesticides.

Environmental Hazards

To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area. Sweeping any product that lands on a driveway, sidewalk or street back onto the treated area of the lawn or garden will help to prevent runoff to water bodies or drainage systems.

NOTICE: To the extent consistent with applicable law, buyer assumes all responsibility for safety and use not in accordance with directions.

Questions & Comments? Call 1-800-917-5438 or visit our website at www.spectracide.com