What is the active ingredient?
Richgro Termite & Ant Killer has Permethrin as an active. It is a synthetic, man-made insecticide, whose chemical structure is based on natural pyrethrum. The so-called pyrethroid insecticides were developed to match or exceed the effectiveness of natural pyrethrum but be more stable in sunlight. Permethrin is a popular insecticide and widely used in a number of ways to control insects.
How does it work?
Permethrin can affect insects if they eat it or touch it. Permethrin affects the nervous system in insects, causing muscle spasms, paralysis and death.
Which insects does it control?
Termites, Ants, Bed Bugs, Carpet Pests, Cockroaches, Fleas, Flies & Mosquitoes, Silverfish, Spiders.
How is it used for termites?
As per label direction, to control termites this product can only be used around outdoor poles, fence posts, palings and stumps as a surface spray. It is not suitable for use as a termite control product in and around buildings. For these situations, seek the advice of a professional pest controller.
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