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250 Propoxur residual insecticide can be used as a crack, crevice, or spot treatment. Long-lasting, low odor 250 Propoxur is extremely effective against a wide variety of crawling insects such as bed bugs, cockroaches, ants, silverfish, and bait averse cockroaches.
Propoxur for Bed Bug Control:
Propoxur has recently been found to be very effective on bed bug populations, with use of Propoxur aerosol resulting in 100% mortality rate of bed bugs in professional tests.
|Active Ingredient:||Propoxur 1%|
|Target pests:||Ants, Bed Bugs, Booklice, Boxelder Bugs, Brown Dog Ticks, Carpenter Ants, Carpenter Bees, Centipedes, Chocolate Moths, Clover Mites, Cluster Flies, Cockroaches, Crickets, Drugstore Beetles, Earwigs, Elm Leaf Beetles, Flour Beetles, Grain Weevils, Millipedes, Silverfish, Sowbugs, Spiders, Termites and Waterbugs|
|For use in:||Apartments, Homes, Hospitals, Hotels, Food Storage Areas, Meat Packing Plants, Food Processing Plants, Motels, Nursing Homes, Restaurants and Other Food Handling Establishments, Supermarkets, Transportation Equipment (Buses, Boats, Ships, Trains and Planes), Warehouses and Other Commercial and Industrial Buildings|
|Application:||Do not allow children or pets in treated areas until surfaces are dry.|
|Yield:||Yes, when used as directed.|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||NY|
|Shipping Weight:||1.50 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||Whitmire Micro-Gen|
• EPA alternative to chlorpyrifos
• System III compatible
• Approved for food handling establishments
• Fast knockdown
• Non-Repellent Formulation
• Excellent product to use as part of a rotation plan in the management of pyrethroid resistant cockroaches.
How To Use Prescription Treatment Brand 250 PROPOXUR:
Spot Treatment: Apply to surfaces as a spot treatment only. Do not spray up into air. Point spray opening toward surface to be sprayed and press button firmly. Hold about 12” from the surface being sprayed. Spray around baseboards, doors, window sills and plumbing and other places where insects may enter. Spray into inaccessible areas behind and beneath sinks, stoves, cabinets, refrigerators, damp areas, and in and around waste containers. Avoid excessive wetting of asphalt, tile, rubber and plastic. Do not treat open floor areas, furniture, beds or bedding. Clean any exposed area where food or people may contact.
Crack & Crevice® Treatment: Use 250 Propoxur with the supplied actuator and injection tubes. Inject 250 Propoxur into cracks and crevices or void spaces where insects may be harboring, living and breeding. Place injector tip into cracks, crevices, holes and other small openings where insects may enter. Spray into inaccessible areas behind and beneath sinks, stoves, cabinets, refrigerators, damp areas and in and around waste containers.
Ants: Apply as a spot treatment or Crack & Crevice treatment. Spray into nests, trails, around doors, windows, into structural cracks and crevices, and wherever ants enter house. Spray directly on insects in these locations where possible. Repeat as necessary. Do not treat entire area of floor or floor covering.
Crawling Pests (Cockroaches, Waterbugs, Spiders, Brown Dog Ticks, Earwigs, Crickets, Sowbugs, Millipedes, and Centipedes): Apply as a spot treatment or Crack & Crevice treatment. Spray into hiding places such as cracks and crevices, moist areas, openings around pipes and sinks, under refrigerators, behind baseboards, coffee makers, meter boxes and manholes. Spray directly on insects in these locations where possible. Repeat as necessary.
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11 of 11 people found this review helpful:
By Gary in MAYSVILLE, KY on 07/20/2010
House infestation of various insects in my home were eliminated successfully.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful:
Propoxur - Answer to my bedbug problem - POOF GONE!!
By Rekha in San Dimas, CA on 09/30/2010
I can't begin to tell you my nightmare with bedbugs. I read about Propoxur in a news article. I googled it and I bought two cans. Of course, I had to have Terminix do the major portion of the job due to heavy infestation, but Propoxur has kept them out!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful:
250 Propoxur Killer Bug Spray
By Susan in San Diego, CA on 10/28/2010
I had bed bugs and had tried a couple of the Home Depot products but they didn't really work that good. Plus I spent a lot more money at Home Depot to still have bugs. The Propoxur seems to really do the job. I only used it twice. I bought a total of 4 cans and still have 2 of them left just in case I missed any hiding places. It has a kill life of about 4 weeks. I'm very happy with it and the Do My Own Pest Control was very professional, fast shipping, always had what I wanted in stock, and good prices.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
No More Bites!
By John in KEENE NH on 09/20/2010
Bed bugs are not biting anymore! Buy mattress and box spring covers and spray propoxur and no more bites!
2 of 3 people found this review helpful:
Bed bug spray
By Joy in Bonaire, GA on 10/05/2010
I am saving these just in case the bed bugs end up this way. We travel some and I am so afraid of bringing them home. It is not good to have these critters at home.
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QDoes 250 Propoxur Aerosol kill bed bugs?
A Recent studies are showing that propoxur is very effective on bed bug populations, with 100% mortality rate in some cases. However, 250 Propoxur Aerosol is currently not labeled for the treatment of bed bugs, so we cannot make a comment either way how effective it is. The product may be officially labeled for use against bed bugs at some point in the future.
Recent studies are showing that propoxur is very effective on bed bug populations, with 100% mortality rate in some cases. However, 250 Propoxur Aerosol is currently not labeled for the treatment of bed bugs, so we cannot make a comment either way how effective it is. The product may be officially labeled for use against bed bugs at some point in the future.
QHow long does 250 Propoxur take to dry?
AIt will really depend on how heavy handed you are when you spray. Typically, 250 Propoxur Aerosol takes less than an hour to dry when applied according to the product label.
QCan I buy a larger quantity (like a 5 gallon pail) of propoxur?
ANo. We only have propoxur available in aerosol formulation.
QHow long do you wait to see after using this 250 Propoxur, that your problem is gone?
I am moving in two months, and I'm trying to salvage my living room furniture and bed frame. Would I just treat the entire house with this spray or does this come in the forms of fogger/bombs?
AWe assume you are treating for bedbugs. There is no exact time we can tell you when the bedbugs should be gone. You should treat every 7-10 days until you do not see any activity or receive any bites for 30 days. Most folks have to treat between 3-5 times. The key to getting rid of bedbugs quickly is to be very thorough. Treat EVERY crack, crevice, void and item that may be infested. Foggers and bombs are not effective for bedbug control because they do not penetrate into cracks and crevices where these pests actually harbor.
QWhat is the residual life span of 250 Propoxur?
I want to know how many days, weeks, months etc. does 250 Propoxur continue to kill insects. How often to I need to respray?
APropoxur 250 can last for about 4 weeks and can be reapplied as often as every 7-10 days.
QCan 250 Propoxur aerosol be used in electrical outlets?
AWe would not recommend using 250 Propoxur Aerosol in electrical outlets. While there are some aerosols that can be used in electrical outlets this use is always listed prominently on the product label. We recommend applying a dust product such as Pyganic dust with a bellow hand duster into electrical outlets where needed.