Bonide Eight Flower & Vegetable Soil Insect Granules
A granular insecticide that kills surface and soil grubs and fire ants in the lawn and garden.
Bifenthrin as an active ingredient
Bifenthrin is the active ingredient found in both the Talstar brand name and generic bifenthrin pesticides. Both the Talstar brand and generic bifenthrin products like Bifen IT have the same label and the same amount of active ingredient- 7.9%.
Products with Bifenthrin can be applied in four basic areas:
Bifenthrin is a synthetic pyrethroid, a class of man-made pesticides comparable to the natural pesticide pyrethrum which is made out of chrysanthemum flowers. Members of the pest control business often refer to pyrethroids as the insecticide that is “safe as chrysanthemums”, although bifenthrin has been found to be moderately toxic to birds and highly toxic to fish. However, bifenthrin is not harmful to your pets when it is dry. Bifenthrin is also safe to use in your yard because it cannot be absorbed by plant foliage.
Mode of Action
Like many other insecticides, bifenthrin manages insects by paralyzing the central nervous system upon contact and ingestion.
The products containing bifenthrin at DoMyOwnPestControl.com are effective in controlling over 75 different pests including spiders, mosquitoes, cockroaches, ticks and fleas, pillbugs, chinch bugs, earwigs, millipedes, and termites. In other words, if you have’em, one of the following products are sure to eliminate ‘em!
Effective in controlling over 75 different pests!