Spectracide® Ant Shield® Insect Killer Aerosol

Spectracide Ant Shield Insect Killer Aerosol kills carpenter ants and other listed pests in and around your home. The convenient aerosol spray kills ants* on contact and it protects for up to 16 weeks.
  • Protects Up to 16 weeks
  • Kills ants* on contact
  • Kills carpenter ants

* Excluding harvester, pharaoh and fire ants


Active Ingredients

Prallethrin 0.025%
Lambda-Cyhalothrin 0.030%
Other Ingredients* 99.945%
*Contains petroleum distillates.
Total: 100.00%
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
SHAKE WELL BEFORE EACH USE. Hold can upright. Test inconspicuous sample of fabric or rug for staining before use. For residential use only.
Avoid contamination of food and drinking water. All food-preparation surfaces and utensils should be covered during treatment or thoroughly washed before use. Remove pets and cover aquariums before spraying. Do not use on pets or allow people or pets to contact treated surfaces until spray has dried. Point spray away from people, pets and plants. Do not use as a room spray.

  1. Contact as many insects as possible with the spray in addition to thoroughly treating all parts of the room where these pests may hide.
  2. Pay special attention to cracks, dark corners, hidden surfaces under sinks, behind stoves and refrigerators, food storage areas and wherever these pests are suspected. The treatment lasts up to four months.
  3. To kill ants*, treat doors, around window frames, ant trails and other areas of entry.

*Excluding harvester, pharaoh and fire ants

Do not water the treated area to the point of runoff. Do not make applications during rain. All outdoor applications must be limited to spot or crack-and-crevice treatments only, except for the following permitted uses: Treatment to soil or vegetation around structures; applications to lawns, turf and other vegetation.
All outdoor applications to impervious surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways, patios, porches and structural surfaces (such as windows, doors and eaves) are limited to spot and crack-and-crevice applications only.
Application is prohibited directly into sewers or drains, or to any area like a gutter where drainage to sewers, storm drains, water bodies or aquatic habitat can occur. Do not allow the product to enter any drain during or after application.


  1. Thoroughly spray infested weeds or bushy non-crop areas.
  2. To kill ants*, thoroughly wet hills and runways.
  3. For spiders and scorpions, carefully remove accumulated firewood, lumber and other materials where spiders and scorpions like to hide (be sure to wear work gloves). Treat beneath and next to the infested areas. When directly treating scorpions, stand at a safe distance and thoroughly cover the pests. Scorpions must be sprayed directly to be killed.

*Excluding harvester, pharaoh and fire ants

Store in cool, dry area away from heat or open flame. Do Not Puncture or Incinerate!
If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling if available.
If partly filled:
Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions.
Hazards to Humans and Domestic Animals
Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, or using tobacco.   

First Aid
If Swallowed:
Immediately call a Poison Control Center or doctor. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a Poison Control Center or doctor. Do not give any liquid to the person. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If on Skin or Clothing: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a Poison Control Center or doctor for treatment advice.
Have the product container with you when calling a Poison Control Center or doctor, or going for treatment.
Note to Physician: Contains petroleum distillates — vomiting may cause aspiration pneumonia.

Environmental Hazards
This product is toxic to fish. Do not apply directly to water.

Physical or Chemical Hazards
Contents under pressure. Do not use or store near heat or open flame. Do not puncture or incinerate container. Exposure to temperatures above 130°F may cause bursting.
To the extent required by 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