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Alpine WSG (water soluble granule) is a non-pyrethroid, non-repellent broad spectrum insecticide that uses the active ingredient Dinotefuran. Dinotefuran has been granted Reduced Risk status for public health use by the EPA. Alpine WSG can be used in attics and eaves; on exterior hard surfaces like sidewalks, driveways, patios and porches; on full exterior sides of buildings; indoors as a broadcast interior treatment on carpets, rugs, floors, upholstered furniture, pet beds and resting areas; and off structure as a broadcast application for fleas and ants.
Alpine WSG is effective against a wide range of common insects such as brown marmorated stink bugs, kudzu bugs, ants, fleas, bed bugs, house flies, and German cockroaches. Alpine WSG has residual acitivity of 30 to 60 days for most applications.
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Alpine WSG comes packaged in convenient 10 g packages (sachets) . Just tear the package open and empty it into your spray tank and then throw the package into the trashcan. There is no rinsing required with this product. The diluted mixture of Alpine WSG is odorless, non-staining, and does not settle once mixed. Alpine WSG does not clog your spray equipment because it dissolves completely in water.
Plastic jar that contains 500 grams of granular insecticide and a measuring cup.
Tip and pour bottle that contains 200 grams
|Active Ingredient:||Dinotefuran - 40%|
|Target pests:||Ants (including Argentine, Carpenter, Harvester, Odorous House, Red Imported and Southern Fire; excluding Pharaoh), Asian Lady Beetles, Bean Plataspid (= Kudzu Bug), Bed Bugs, Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs, Centipedes, Collembola, Crickets, Earwigs, Fleas, German Cockroaches, House Flies, Millipedes, Mosquitoes (Anopheles), Paper Wasps, Pillbugs, Sowbugs, Spiders (excluding Brown Recluse) and Yellowjackets|
|For use in:||FOR USE IN AND AROUND: Apartments; Campgrounds; Cemeteries; Clinics; Dog Kennels; Green Belts; Homes; Hospitals; Hotels; Mausoleums; Mobile Homes; Motels; Non Food/Feed Areas of Food Processing Plants; Nursing Homes; Resorts; Schools; Storage Buildings; Trailers; Transportation Equipment [Autos, Buses, Boats, Ships, Trains, Trucks, Planes (cargo areas only)]; Utilities; Warehouses; Commercial, Industrial and Residential Buildings; Theme Parks; Parks & Recreational Areas, and Zoos|
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed.|
|Yield:||One gallon of finished dilution treats 1,000 sq. ft.|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||NY|
|Special Features:||Dinotefuran has been granted Reduced Risk status for public health use by the EPA.|
|Shipping Weight:||0.03 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||BASF (Mfg. Number: 59012844)|
Desired Finish Dilution Concentration
- 0.1% dilution: 1 package (10 g) to 1 gallon of water
- 0.2% dilution: 2 packages (10 g) to 1 gallon of water
- 0.3% dilution: 3 packages (10 g) to 1 gallon of water
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By B&r in Hollywood, Maryland on 07/08/2014
Very good exterior flea control. It has been awhile since I have seen something work this well. Great product !
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By Jay in MN on 08/21/2015
Alpine WSG was easiest to use of the several different insecticides we have tried. It dissolved quickly and completely, tank mixed great with other needed chemicals, and is very effective on the bugs we were targeting. We have used it with much success on fleas, mosquitos, and deer flies on different occasions.
3 of 7 people found this review helpful:
Jury is still out
By Ab in Ellicott City, MD on 07/11/2014
I applied this as a general treatment to our new home. The solution is colorless and odorless as promised, which is great, but the efficacy so far is questionable. I applied to the inside basement perimeter, the inside garage perimeter, and the exterior house perimeter where the foundation meets the ground. I have seen some dead bugs since then, which is what I want to see, but it is still common to see critters roaming through the garage and all along the exterior. In my first application, I used the medium strength option (two tablets per gallon). I will try a fresh application soon and use full strength. We have no infestation by any means and I am not clear what a reasonable and realistic expectation is, especially along the outer perimeter, but I would at least like to start seeing dead bugs in the garage if I continue to see live ones.
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Verdict's not in Yet Still Testing
By Stephanie in Ohio on 03/27/2015
I used the Alpine WSG alongside the Martins IGR (one gallon) for stubborn flea population in my apartment I inherited (I don't have a pet). Since the flea infestation is so severe, I will need another treatment to be sure the combo worked. However it does look VERY promising as the FLEA BITING HAS STOPPED after just one application. Imagine if I had two gallons instead of the one.
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By Don in Merced, California on 02/13/2017
my last order was recieved earlier that was expected.all orders with this companyare correct and earlier with no shipping costs. all good
By David in Nj on 04/30/2017
So, been in the pest control industry for 8 years. Ants have really become an issue. When I started years ago, we used Suspend Sc for interior, and Dragnet SFR on exterior for ants. FYI not a good idea using repellents on ants. Switched to a interior phantom/ exterior termidor. It works great, but you are limited to two applications of .06 concentration, or four .03 a year. Had to find something that I could use more often on customers homes who had moisture issues/ conducive conditions. Then I found Alpine WSG. This is the first non repellent that I could use inside and outside, and re apply with minimal restrictions. It truly eliminates ants when used per label. Thank you BASF, for creating something so effective.
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03/08/2014 David from Davenport Ca
QIs Alpine WSG effective when applied to large red ant hills 3' across?
06/30/2013 Jeff from Southington, Ct.
QDoes 1 sachet of Alpine WSG mix with 1 gallon of water?
AThe usage rate of Alpine WSG will depend on what you are treating for. You will use 1 - 3 10g sachets per gallon of water. Please take a few moments to read the product label for full usage instructions.
07/21/2013 Dave from Murfreesboro, Tn
QIs the finished solution of Alpine WSG a wettable powder?
AAlpine WSG is a Water Soluble Granule that dries completely clear without any visible residue.
06/30/2013 Jeff from Southington, Ct.
QWhat class of insecticide does the active ingredient in Alpine WSG fall into?
AAlpine WSG contains dinotefuran which falls into the neonicotinoid class of insecticides.
06/18/2014 Patrick from Hickory, Nc
QWhat is the residual of Alpine WSG how long will it last?
08/16/2016 Tony from Goosecreek
QCan you spray Alpine WSG along the baseboards? And does it cover other roaches like water bugs?
A Yes, Alpine WSG is labeled for roaches and can be applied to interior cracks and crevices including baseboards. For more information on treating roaches, please review our article on How to Get Rid of Roaches for more helpful tips.
Yes, Alpine WSG is labeled for roaches and can be applied to interior cracks and crevices including baseboards. For more information on treating roaches, please review our article on How to Get Rid of Roaches for more helpful tips.
07/19/2016 Walter from Plainfield, Nj
QIf I don't have CB-80, can I mix Alpine WSG with Exciter to act as flushing agent?
A Exciter is meant to be added to insecticides to only give a faster initial knockdown and would not be good as a flushing agent with Alpine WSG which is a non-repellent insecticide. Mixing something that is considered repellent with a non repellent would null this aspect of the product until it's residual was gone.
Exciter is meant to be added to insecticides to only give a faster initial knockdown and would not be good as a flushing agent with Alpine WSG which is a non-repellent insecticide. Mixing something that is considered repellent with a non repellent would null this aspect of the product until it's residual was gone.
06/08/2016 Armando from Ohio
QCan I apply Alpine WSG as a trunk spray instead of Safari?
I was thinking about using this as a substitute for Safari until I read your answer to a similar question. The answer stated "there are many other products we recommend for insect control for those who know the Safari name and brand but are looking for a product that is more cost effective but equally as effective at controlling the pests". Could you please provide a couple of alternatives for a basal bark treatment against EAB? Thanks
A Alpine WSG is not labeled for emerald ash borers in this particular formulation. We do have other products with a different active ingredient in it that can be used for a basal trunk treatment, such as Adonis 2F Insecticide. Be sure to check the label on the specifics on how much should be used per gallon of water.
Alpine WSG is not labeled for emerald ash borers in this particular formulation. We do have other products with a different active ingredient in it that can be used for a basal trunk treatment, such as Adonis 2F Insecticide. Be sure to check the label on the specifics on how much should be used per gallon of water.
04/10/2016 Mickey from Roseville, Ca
QHow good is Alpine WSG for bed bugs? For how long will it kill them?
A Alpine WSG will kill Bed Bugs that come in contact with the direct spray or with the treated area for 30-60 days. Please keep in mind it really takes more than one product to treat for Bed Bugs. Please be sure to checkout our Bed Bug Guide where you will find the most effective products for bed bug control including Bed Bug Kits.
Alpine WSG will kill Bed Bugs that come in contact with the direct spray or with the treated area for 30-60 days. Please keep in mind it really takes more than one product to treat for Bed Bugs. Please be sure to checkout our Bed Bug Guide where you will find the most effective products for bed bug control including Bed Bug Kits.
QCan you tell me about the active ingredient dinotefuran that is in Alpine WSG?
I am interested in Alpine WSG but your web site has little to no information on it?
ADinotefuran, the active ingredient in Alpine WSG is a relatively new insecticide belonging to the class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, which are among the most widely used insecticides in the world. Dinotefuran products are labeled "Reduced-Risk" by the EPA, meaning they have very low toxicity and are generally safer around humans, pets and the environment. Dinotefuran is a central nervous system inhibitor. Ingestion leads to death within a few hours.
03/13/2015 Dennis from Michigan
QCan I tank mix Alpine WSG with Cyper WSP?
AThere really would be no reason to tank mix Alpine WSG with Cyper WSG. They both are considered adulticides, just different active ingredients.
01/07/2015 Jason from Temecula,ca
QWhen using Alpine WSG indoors, will it cause stress on the colony, causing it to split into sub-colonies?
AAlpine WSG is a non-repellent, reduced-risk insecticide that is labeled for various insect species. The undetectable transferability to kill ants where they are found will prevent the colonies from splitting. When it is applied it is clear and has no odor. It has residual activity for 30-60 days. Please provide additional information on the insect that you are treating so we can offer more helpful tips for treatment.
01/07/2015 Jason from Temecula,ca
QDoes Alpine WSG need to be reapplied after rain?
AAlpine WSG should be applied and dried prior to a rainfall. It will have residual activity for 30-60 days. If it was applied just prior to a downpour, you will need to reapply the product. Please let us know if you have any questions.
QCan Alpine WSG be used in rain?
AIt is not recommended to use Alpine WSG while it is raining outdoors. This will wash the product away, and it will not be effective for the pests your are attempting to eliminate. We would recommend waiting until it has been down for at least 6 hours before it rains.
11/11/2014 Steve from Mount Dora, Fl
QCan Alpine WSG be used as a systemic insecticide on plants?
Because Alpine WSG uses the same active ingredient as some of the best plant insecticides (e.g., Safari), is seems logical that it should be usable in this application. The soluble powder in the sachets appear to be an economical and convenient way for a master gardener/homeowner to get the benefits of using this chemical without having the expense of purchasing a large amount of Safari in liquid form.
AAlpine WSG is not labeled for use as a systemic product on plants and is only labeled for structural pest control in and around the outside of residences and commercial areas. We do not know if it would work for the purpose you intend as although it may be the same active ingredient, that does not mean it and its innert ingredients are formulated in a way that is not harmful to the tree if absorbed in the root system or to disperse in the way the Safari is made to work. Depending on the insect you are trying to treat for, there are many other products we recommend for insect control for those who know the Safari name and brand but are looking for a product that is more cost effective but equally as effective at controlling the pests. If you let us know what pest you are trying to control or prevent we can help find an alternative product for you.