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Bedlam Insecticide Aerosol is a residual aerosol spray specially designed to control bed bugs, lice, ticks, fleas, and dust mites on contact. Bedlam may be used as for crack and crevice treatment and on and around baseboards, floorboards, headboards, and walls. This product is water-based and non-irritating, so it can be used to spot treat bedding and mattresses when controlling bed bugs. In addition, the product will not stain water-safe fabrics and surfaces. Bedlam is labeled for use in homes, apartments, schools, hotels and healthcare facilities.
|Active Ingredient:||3-phenoxybenzyl-(1RS, 3RS, 1RS, 3SR)-2, 2-dimethyl-3-(2-methylprop-1-enyl) cyclopropanecarboxylate - 0.40%
*N-Octyl bicycloheptene dicarboximide - 1.60%
|Target pests:||Bed Bugs, Adult Lice & Nymphs, Ticks, Fleas, Dust Mites|
|For use in:||Commercial and Residential, Apartments, Hospitals, Hotels, Kennels, Nursing Homes, Offices, Restaurants, Schools and Warehouses
* Pet Areas: Sleeping area, Bedding, Floor and Floor coverings
* Bed Bug Areas: Mattresses, Box springs, Headboards, Walls, Floors, Baseboards
|Application:||Use as an indoor spot spray or crack and crevice treatment
* See label for complete application instructions
|Pet safe:||** Not for Use on Humans or Animals **|
|Time to Kill:||Contact Kill plus Residual|
|Shipping Weight:||1.35 lbs|
How to Use Bedlam Bed Bug Aerosol Insecticide (Video)
*Bedlam Insecticide is not for use on humans: If lice infestation should occur on humans, use a product labeled for use on humans.
How Bedlam Insecticide Aerosol Works
Bedlam controls Bed Bugs, Dust Mites, Fleas, Lice and Ticks by killing on contact and providing lasting residual performance. The active ingredients in Bedlam include Sumithrin, or d-Phenothrin, a synthetic pyrethroid which attacks the central nervous system of the target pests, and MGK-264, a synergist used in aerosols to assist in the effectiveness of pyrethroids.
Bedlam Insecticide Aerosol Target Pests
Bed Bugs, Adult Lice & Nymphs, Ticks, Fleas, Dust Mites
PESTS CONTROLLED BY BEDLAM INSECTICIDE: Bed Bugs, Bed Bug Eggs, Lice, Ticks, Fleas, Dust Mites, Clothes Moths, Carpet Beetles
Target Uses of Bedlam Insecticide Aerosol
Bedlam Insecticide is a residual aerosol designed to kill target pests on contact. It is ideal for crack and crevice treatments on and around baseboards, headboards, and walls, and for spot treatment on mattresses, box springs, and bedding.
Bedlam Spray Application Instructions
Always read the product label completely before use. Bedlam is intended for indoor use on furniture, mattresses, carpets and other areas where the target pests may be found. Bedlam is not intended for outdoor use.
Bedlam Insecticide is not for use on humans: If lice infestation should occur on humans, use a product labeled for use on humans.
Yield will vary depending on type of treatment, level of infestation, and size of area being treated. Most users require one can per room for bedbug treatments.
Bedlam is for use in the following areas:
Indoor use in the home and non-food areas of restaurants, schools, nursing homes, warehouses, offices, apartments, hotels, motels, kennels, and hospitals
Bedlam Insecticide General Directions:
- Shake Bedlam Insecticide well before each use.
- Remove protective cap.
- Aim spray opening away from person and push button to spray.
- Vacate room after treatment and ventilate before reoccupying.
- Do not allow children or pets to contact treated areas until surfaces are dry.
TO KILL BEDBUGS with Bedlam Insecticide:
- Apply Bedlam Insecticide as a spot treatment to cracks and crevices, around baseboards, floorboards, headboards, and walls.
- First thoroughly clean and air mattresses and springs. Then spot treat only areas that may harbor pests.
- On mattresses concentrate on tufts, folds, and seams.
- Repeat as necessary.
TO KILL LICE with Bedlam Insecticide:
- Spray Bedlam Insecticide in an inconspicuous area to test for possible staining or discoloration. Inspect again after drying, and then proceed to spray entire area to be treated.
- Hold container upright with nozzle away from you. Depress valve and spray from a distance of 8 to 10 inches.
- Spray each square foot for 5 seconds or until damp.
- Spray only those garments, parts of bedding, including mattresses and furniture that cannot be either laundered or dry-cleaned.
- Allow sprayed articles to dry thoroughly before use.
TO KILL TICKS AND FLEAS with Beldam Insecticide:
- Spray Bedlam Insecticide around beds, furniture and pet’s habitat.
- Spray pet sleeping quarters, bedding, floor and floor covering where pets are kept.
- Repeat as necessary.
- Use only a recommended pet spray on pets.
TO KILL DUST MITES with Bedlam Insecticide:
- First thoroughly vacuum entire room concentrating on areas where mites congregate, such as mattresses, box springs, headboards, walls, floors, carpeting, and baseboards.
- Spray surfaces with Bedlam Insecticide until damp.
- On mattresses, allow spray to dry thoroughly before replacing bedding.
TO KILL CLOTHES MOTHS AND CARPET BEETLES:
- Apply as a spot treatment to cracks and crevices on and around baseboards, floorboards, furniture and around the edges of carpet.
- Apply as a surface spray to carpet, rugs, closets, baseboards, furniture, on floor and floor coverings.
- When treating carpets, floor coverings or rugs spray a sufficient amount to get the spray down into the base where the larval stages are feeding. Spray upper and lower surfaces of rugs or floor covering when possible.
Outdoors - Bedlam is not intended for outdoor use.
Bedlam Bed Bug & Insecticide Aerosol Features:
- Pet safe when used as directed. Do not use directly on pets.
- Water-based, non-irritation formulation.
- Ready-to-use aerosol is convenient and does not require mixing or additional application equipment.
- Crack and crevice straw included for detailed applications.
- Tests show 100% knockdown within 15 minutes of application directly to target pests.
- Kills Bed Bugs on wood, ceramic surfaces and carpet for up to 2 weeks.
- Low odor
Extra Tips For Using Bedlam Aerosol
- Bedlam should not be used as a sole treatment for bedbugs. See our Bedbug Kits and Bed Bug Treatment Guide for more treatment information.
- For flea treatment, always use a product labeled for use on pets in addition to surface treatments.
- Shake Bedlam well before each use.
- Do not apply more than 1 time per day.
- Keep pets, children, and anyone not applying the product out of the treatment area for at least 30 minutes, or until the product is dry.
- For listed insects, use Bedlam Insecticide as a component of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program in combination with other products.
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162 of 174 people found this review helpful:
Great Product! Gets rid of mild bed bug problems.
By Bedlam in New York, NY on 01/17/2009
I had a mild infestation due to an adjoining apartment. After reading up on bed bugs I thought I would never get rid of them. But after about two months of using BedLam Insecticide to treat spot areas and furniture they were gone. I also have a dog and he did not get sick. The residual effect also kills other bugs you didn't even know you had. Remember to put vaseline or mineral oil around bedpost and furniture legs to keep them from returning. Wash and bag all clothes while you are doing treatment. Use gloves when spraying and keep pets away until dry.
103 of 106 people found this review helpful:
By Greg in Arlington, VA on 12/22/2010
After previously paying almost $600 for 3 professional treatments, my bed bug problem was gone for only about 1 month until it returned. I bought 3 cans of this and the Drione dust to treat my one bedroom condo on my own. Rather than wash everything and bag everything up this time during treatment, I simply sprayed this all on the sides of my mattress (which still had an encasement from months earlier), crevices and around the baseboards of my bedroom walls and couch (basically anywhere my fiance and I would sleep). I figured they have to eat and would come into contact with the Bedlam when they came to feed. After the first treatment, we never saw another bug and my fiance never got another bite. It has been 3 months. Every 14 days I emptied out a can of the bedlam under my couch cushions, around bed and baseboards. Also sprinkled the Drione around baseboards and in couch. After 1 treatment the problem was solved, but did 2 follow up treatments just to be safe. I keep 2 cans of these in my closet just in case we notice more bites. Also, domyownpestcontrol.com is an extremely reliable service, with very fast (and free) shipping. Will never use a professional pest control service again!
89 of 100 people found this review helpful:
Bedlam did the job, but with some effort
By Cynthia in Washington, DC on 10/25/2009
My old apartment became infested with bedbugs, but the management didn't treat the apartment aggressively enough. When I moved to a new apartment, some of the bugs came with me, much to my dismay. I have applied Bedlam thoroughly to my bedroom floor, baseboards, and closets 10 times over a 3-month period. I think that I have finally gotten rid of the bugs. I had read that Bedlam is effective against bedbug eggs as well, which I'm hoping is the case. I have invested in a bedbug mattress cover and am carefully inspecting my bedding for any signs of bugs. I have also been keeping my clothes in plastic bags until I'm sure they're gone. I would recommend this product, but be consistent and diligent. I have also applied MotherEarth D to my bedroom floor using the hand duster. I continue to keep a very thin layer of MotherEarth D on my hardwood floor in the bedroom. I also used the Gentrol IGR aerosol twice, which I hoped help, but I'm not sure how effective it truly was. My only regret is that I didn't buy more Bedlam to begin with (since it is cheaper if you buy more from the get go).
77 of 81 people found this review helpful:
By Genna in Brooklyn on 11/16/2010
Well i saw a bed bug, killed it and though i only had one, then saw one more and couple of days saw 3 little ones in a corner of my bed, so i looked on line and saw a lot of different products, toooo many different products. And after (believe it or not) about 1-2 hours or searching i found this one :) and after spraying it all over the place i never saw a bed bug again, its been about a month since and nothing!!!! And no smell to the spray! well some but it goes away after opening the windows and leaving the room for like 10 min! :) Really glad i got it! I am thankful to God for giving me this product! God bless!
57 of 59 people found this review helpful:
By Adrienne in Newtown Square Pa on 06/14/2010
Just wanted to write a great review for the Bed Bug Kit which included this product. We had bed bugs in our bed it was horrible and disgusting. We called a pest company and they wanted 800.00 dollars. I bought this kit from DoMyOwnPestControl and it worked. It has been a month and we are bed bug free. But I do recommend buying the bed bug kit since these bugs live in woodwork and drapes so just this product alone works better with the kit. I now just keep this in my bedroom and spray every week to be sure. Thanks to Do My Own Pest I have saved 700.00. Thanks
Great product it works!
By Aleeyah in Toledo on 11/19/2016
I swear by have reconmeded it to many people. I keep some just icase.
Bed bug control
By Les in Olive Hill, Ky on 10/30/2016
Best thing i have encountered for this problem. Totally eradicated these pest. Along with the Cimexa dust mixed with water and sprayed in every nook and cranny, I have not seen any sign of this pest at all. I have done daily checks and have seen not a trace. Thank you so much!!!
By Orion in Dayton Ohio on 10/27/2016
Excellent results. Just follow the simple instructions on the can and from DoMyOwn Pest Control!
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By Johnny in Tallahassee Florida on 08/18/2016
The people extremely knowledgeable very courteous and most helpful art around as I was told so far so good haven't seen anything yet will be doing more business with you guys thanks again.
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By Ignacio in Hialeah,Fl. on 05/24/2016
Great price, quick shipping, and a great product.
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By Larry in springfield, il on 03/23/2016
Two aplications seems to have taken care of a problem that was brought home from a hotel stay. Will folow with another application in a week to be sure. No smell and no lingering side effects to bother oneself with.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
By Elizabeth in Queens, NY on 02/28/2016
Great product! Followed all instructions and it worked as it was advertised. Has an odor, but not overpowering. Make sure you let it air dry before entering/sleeping in room.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
good for finding the BB hideout
By Tee in or on 12/07/2015
I think this is good to spray for BB and it draws then out of the hiding spot. You have to spray it in those cracks, baseboards, furnace vents, window frames, dressers. Get more than one bottle, then be ready to use your chemical after you know the old hiding spot and get you some dust. Use a mask for all of this stuff. They will still bite likely, but have a plan for how you gonna kill them once you know where they hide. This beats using the "sniffing dog" for 250. You cant overlook anything, sneaky, sneaky
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
working to control
By Annette in CA on 11/24/2015
Success so far, but one should wait 4 months to know it for sure.
6 of 6 people found this review helpful:
By Annetta in SC on 08/20/2015
I have not yet had the need to use the products but the exterminator who came to my house to treat the bedbugs had the same can in his hand so he thinks it is good. I am anxious to try it.
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QWhich spray product is best to kill bed bugs and the bed bug eggs on furniture such as dressers and tables?
ABedlam , Bedlam Plus and Steri-fab known to kill adult bed bugs and their eggs Bedlam will leave a 6 week residual and Steri-Fab is a contact kill only so it is great for sensitve areas like couches, chairs, and mattresses.
QCan Bedlam Bed Bug Aerosol Spray be used on bed sheets?
The Bedlam Insecticide instructions say to spray on garments - can we spray this product directly on our sheets before going to bed - perhaps after allowing it to dry for about 10-15 minutes and then placing another clean sheet over it?
A We would not recommend spraying your sheets. Bedbugs do not live on the sheets and this would not be a good use of the product. Instead, concentrate on treating the mattress, headboard, footboard, rails and surrounding areas. Allow the Bedlam to dry on the mattress first and then sleep on a clean sheet that is over the treated area.
We would not recommend spraying your sheets. Bedbugs do not live on the sheets and this would not be a good use of the product. Instead, concentrate on treating the mattress, headboard, footboard, rails and surrounding areas. Allow the Bedlam to dry on the mattress first and then sleep on a clean sheet that is over the treated area.
QWhat is the best treatment for carpets when treating for bed bugs?
ABed Bugs actually do not normally hang out on the carpets and usually the carpets would be the last place to treat. Most treatments are directed in cracks and crevices, around the bed, baseboards, and harborage areas where bed bugs like to hide. You can use Bedlam on carpets as well as Steri-Fab.
QHow long does Bedlam aerosol last?
We have an infestation so far, in our bedroom, trying to keep them contained in one room and we have sprayed adjoining rooms as well. However, we are spraying nearly daily and still they show up at night..last night's count just five. We are still laundering and washing and steaming our clothes. Have also steamed the floors, all wood of course. Do we have to spray the mattress cover daily...how do we find the eggs?
ABedlam will typically last for 6 weeks under normal conditions. The bedbugs that walk over the area will die, but they will not die instantly. It can take up to a few hours for them to die, so you will still see them. The only product that we have that kills on contact is Steri-Fab and even still, contact means it takes minutes, not instantly. If you have only used Bedlam, you may want to use some of the other products found in our bed bug kits.
11/15/2012 Marsha from Austin
Qdifference between bedlam spray and bedlam plus
What is the difference between the bedlam plus for bed bugs and the regular bedlam spray. The plus is more expensive. Is it a stronger grade? Longer residual? Or are they identical?
AThe Bedlam Plus has all of the ingredients from regular Bedlam plus an extra added ingredient called imidacloprid which makes it work much better for folks that are dealing with pyrethroid resistant strains of bedbugs. Bedlam plus does not last longer than regular bedlam.
10/05/2016 Clare from Brighton
QWhat should I use to treat the carpet for dust mites?
I have a son who has dust allergy. I have sorted his bed etc out so its just the carpet that is the only problem.
A We recommend that you vacuum daily, steam treat once a week and apply BioDefense or Sterifab onn the surface. Bedlam should be applied around the cracks and crevices twice a month when your child is not present (room needs to be dry and properly ventilated prior to returning to areas treated). For more information on ways to treat, please check out our article on How to Get Rid of Dust Mites.
We recommend that you vacuum daily, steam treat once a week and apply BioDefense or Sterifab onn the surface. Bedlam should be applied around the cracks and crevices twice a month when your child is not present (room needs to be dry and properly ventilated prior to returning to areas treated). For more information on ways to treat, please check out our article on How to Get Rid of Dust Mites.
12/29/2015 Maryanne from Philadelphia, Pa
QWhat is the best product to use on wood furniture for potential bedbugs?
Bought a fabulous hutch at a thrift store. Have Steri-Fab in house, it removed finish from furniture. I was going to repaint it anyway. Going forward, is there a product that I can use that will keep finish intact?
A If you had trouble using Steri-Fab, then we would recommend switching to a water-base product (Steri-Fab has an alcohol base). A popular choice would be Bedlam Aerosol, which also comes with a crack and crevice straw for easy spot and joint applications. Bedlam is generally safe on most surfaces, however we would still recommend testing a small area if the furniture has shown sensitivity to other sprays.
If you had trouble using Steri-Fab, then we would recommend switching to a water-base product (Steri-Fab has an alcohol base). A popular choice would be Bedlam Aerosol, which also comes with a crack and crevice straw for easy spot and joint applications. Bedlam is generally safe on most surfaces, however we would still recommend testing a small area if the furniture has shown sensitivity to other sprays.
11/06/2015 Mike from Sutton, Vt
QIn what chemical class is Bedlam Insecticide Aerosol?
A Please refer to the SDS for details†on the specific chemical makeup and properties†of Bedlam Insecticide Aerosol. The primary active ingredient is Sumithrin or D-phenothrin, a synthetic pyrethroid. Bedlam also contains MGK, a synergist to help with fast knockdown that is often added to natural pyrethrins or pyrethroids.
Please refer to the SDS for details†on the specific chemical makeup and properties†of Bedlam Insecticide Aerosol. The primary active ingredient is Sumithrin or D-phenothrin, a synthetic pyrethroid. Bedlam also contains MGK, a synergist to help with fast knockdown that is often added to natural pyrethrins or pyrethroids.
09/10/2015 Melissa from Kansas City, Missouri
QCan I use the Bedlam spray after the dusting with CimeXa?
They said the dust will last ten years. Will the Bedlam ruin it's effectiveness? I had a heat treatment done also.
A In addition to any heat treatments for bedbug control, we highly recommend that you apply the products in our Bedbug Kits. This will offer all the necessary products for a professional treatment and the follow up applications. You can apply the Bedlam to the crevices and allow to completely dry and apply the CimeXa Dust under the baseboards or under carpeted edges. Please take a few moments to review our treatment article/videos.
In addition to any heat treatments for bedbug control, we highly recommend that you apply the products in our Bedbug Kits. This will offer all the necessary products for a professional treatment and the follow up applications. You can apply the Bedlam to the crevices and allow to completely dry and apply the CimeXa Dust under the baseboards or under carpeted edges. Please take a few moments to review our treatment article/videos.
07/13/2015 Norma from Kansas City, Mo
QCan I use Bedlam for carpet beetles in my car?
We are currently using Temprid and Nyguard in our home.
A To treat for Carpet Beetles in your car, first start out with a thorough vacuuming. Then you can apply Bedlam, focusing on seams, folds cracks and crevices. You can re-apply once every 2 weeks.
To treat for Carpet Beetles in your car, first start out with a thorough vacuuming. Then you can apply Bedlam, focusing on seams, folds cracks and crevices. You can re-apply once every 2 weeks.
07/08/2015 Cromer from Ky
QHow long do I have to wait after using bedlam before I vacuum?
A You may vaccum the treated area once the Bedlam has dried and settled. This normally takes about 30 minutes to an hour to have the product fully settle into the area treated.
You may vaccum the treated area once the Bedlam has dried and settled. This normally takes about 30 minutes to an hour to have the product fully settle into the area treated.
06/15/2015 Kenneth from Perry,fl
QDoes Bedlam work on lice and fleas
has anyone tried for lice and fleas if so is it effective
ABedlam Insecticide Spray is labeled to treat for lice and fleas. Be sure to find a different product labeled for pets or humans.
06/04/2015 Kristen from Billings, Mt
QEmergency! I sprayed my entire couch and recliner. I thought I read the whole label.
I then saw NOT to spray all over. I feel like an idiot. I have a daughter and two dogs and a cat. Are they now in danger? What can I do? We are on these items every day. Are they trash now?
ABedlam Insecticide sprayed over entire couch should not be hazardous. Since it was applied off label, however, please contact MGK the manufacturer at 800-645-6466.
05/20/2015 Patricia from Arlington
QI would like to apply bedlam plus to my shirt and pants before going to work
I would like to find a product that i can apply to my clothes before going to work so i dont end up bringing any bugs at home from my job. any bugs like lice or pubic lice or head lice. Thanks
ANeither Bedlam nor Bedlam plus can be applied to clothes nor to your person. Instead we recommend you choose to use disposable Tyvek coveralls for your needs: http://www.domyownpestcontrol.com/tyvek-coveralls-p-757.html
05/05/2015 Matt from Va
QCan or should this be used in combination with diatomaceous earth?
I am about to begin treating my room for bed bugs that just began to show up. I bought a mattress cover and some d-earth before finding your products. I'm planning on encasing my mattress and dusting the edges of the mattress and the bed frame with d-earth, and then following up with the Bedlam.
AYou may use Bedlam Insecticide Spray and Diatomaceous Earth in conjunction with each other to treat for bed bugs. However, it would be counter productive to spray Bedlam Insecticide Spray on the same areas that have already been treated with Diatomaceous Earth. This is because Diatomaceous Earth must remain dry in order to be effective. We would recommend treating the mattress with Bedlam Insecticide Spray instead of the Diatomaceous Earth because the Diatomaceous Earth may go airborn and won't stay in place as well as the Bedlam Insecticide Spray. Diatomaceous Earth is best suited for areas that will be left undisturbed.