DELTA DUST containing deltamethrin is the world's first and only 100% waterproof insecticide dust, so it works in the wet and damp places that insects love. Nothing short of running water will disturb it, making Delta Dust an ideal crack and crevice treatment. Delta Dust should be applied with a bellows hand duster (sold seperately) which allows you to easily apply the dust in hard to reach areas. One application of Delta Dust will keep on killing insects for up to eight months.
Delta Dust should not be the only product used in the fight against bed bugs as it does not kill quick enough. For best results, use a contact kill such as Sterifab or Bedlam in addition to Delta Dust.
Can not be shipped to NY.
|Active Ingredient:||Deltamethrin 0.05%|
|Target pests:||Ants, Bedbugs, Cockroaches, Fleas, Silverfish, Scorpions, Sowbugs, Millipedes, and numerous other pests.|
|For use in:||Cracks and Crevices indoors and outdoors|
|Application:||1 lb. delta dust treats approx. 1000sq/ft.|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||NY, CT, RI, AK. Can not be shipped to NY: choose Drione Dust|
DeltaDust containing deltamethrin is the world's first and only 100% waterproof insecticide dust, so it works in the wet and damp places that insects love. Nothing short of running water will disturb Delta Dust, making Delta Dust an ideal crack and crevice treatment. Delta Dust should be applied with a bellows hand duster (sold seperately) which allows you to easily apply the dust in hard to reach areas. One application of Delta Dust will keep on killing insects for up to eight months.
DELTADUST® Application Tips:
* DeltaDust is intended for application with a hand or power duster (Actisol® DPA or similar equipment), with a paint brush or by other suitable means, for hiding and runaway areas and other places where insects are found.
* In living areas, apply in such a manner as to avoid depositions on exposed surfaces or introducing the material into the air. In the home, all food processing surfaces and utensils should be covered during treatment or thoroughly washed before use. Exposed food should be covered or removed.
* To apply insecticide directly into cracks and crevices, use a bulbous duster or other suitable equipment. Apply lightly and uniformly to infested area. Pay particular attention to: cracks and crevices, service ducts, floors and ceilings, wall voids, around electrical and telephone fittings and equipment, around water and sewer pipes, under and behind cabinets, refrigerators and sinks, around windows and door frames, along baseboards, in attics and crawl spaces. The amount to be applied will vary with the site but should usually be in the range of 2-3 grams of DeltaDust per square yard (or 0.5 lbs per 1000 square feet).
Proper Dusting Tips:
* When applying, the duster should be filled only halfway - no more than two-thirds full. This allows for adequate air space to create the desired air/dust mixture prior to application. If there is too much dust in the duster, clumps of dust on treated surfaces may result, leading to overapplication of the product and messy spills.
* Between each squeeze, the duster should be shaken slightly to get dust floating inside the unit.
* When applying dust into cracks and crevices and on surfaces, gently squeeze the duster to ensure the application of very thin layers of dust. When dusting correctly, you should barely be able to see the dust emerging from the tip of the duster.
* Before relaxing your grip on the duster, pull it away from the surface or crack you are treating to prevent sucking up lint, moisture or debris. Small amounts of these items will eventually cause lumping and/or clogging of the duster.
* Place several pebbles or small ball bearings in your duster to keep the dust agitated and ensure than any clumps are broken up prior to application. Also, always keep the screen inside the duster in place as this is designed to help maintain a fine dust consistency.
* When treating around electrical outlets, use dusters fitted with plastic or fiberglass spouts, or place a small section of rubber hose or plastic tubing over the metal tip to avoid contacting electrical wires. These tubes will also enable you to reach around corners and beneath cabinet voids that would otherwise be impossible to treat.
* Carry a small brush and a damp cloth. These can be used in the event that dust accidentally drifts out of cracks and crevices and onto non-target areas. Use the brush to push excess dust into cracks, and use the cloth to wipe up.
* Do not apply dust to baseboards.
* Apply dust carefully and judiciously so it does not travel to areas where it might represent a hazard. Prevent food contamination by not applying dust to where it could filter down onto food or food areas after it is applied. Also, be aware of any air currents that could transfer dust to containers or other objects, leading to food contamination.
* If the applicator is to apply any kind of dust for extended periods of time, he or she should wear a respirator approved by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
* When using high-volume or high-pressure equipment to apply dust in attics or sub-floor crawl spaces, wear a NIOSH-approved respirator. Also, shut off fans, air conditioners, and hot-air heating equipment if necessary. If the dust is combustible, put out all flames and pilot lights, and shut down all spark-producing equipment in the treated area to avoid explosions.
* In general, do not place the tip of the duster in a moist location or allow the duster to sit in moist environments as it will absorb water and become clogged. Clogged dusters can be cleaned by scraping out the spout with a piece of stiff wire.
* Always follow the label when using DeltaDust.
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42 of 46 people found this review helpful:
By Jennifer on September 28, 2008
The siding on my home is red cedar and apparently it is a favorite treat for CARPENTER BEES. They were making terrible holes in the siding like perfectly round bullet holes, and then the woodpeckers would come along and peck at the wood making long channels so they could reach the carpenter bees behind the wood. It was a mess. My painters filled the wood with BONDO and caulk and wood filler...but that did not stop the bees. Over night they bored right through ALL of the products and the fresh paint. I called three exterminators but everyone told me they would spray and I would have to pay again and again in a few months because you could not kill them with just one spray. I BEG TO DIFFER! I found Delta Dust and I puffed it into the fresh new active holes that the bees made after painting. Within 24 hours I picked up over thirty dead bees on the ground around my house (I have small dogs and I did not want them eating dead poisoned bees). By 48 hours the count had risen to over SIXTY dead bees... and there are NONE flying around the holes, or siding any more! DELTA DUST IS A MUST for carpenter bees. It worked GREAT!!!!
29 of 33 people found this review helpful:
By Rhonda on June 23, 2006
We have ordered Delta Dust in the past to control Brown Recluse Spiders. It is amazing! We had our house sprayed for several years, twice a year, and we would still have Brown Recluse Spiders. I found your website and ordered Delta Dust from you, and our Brown Recluse Problem has been cut in half. We continue to apply the Delta Dust and see great results. Thank You!! P.S. We use it as a perimeter treatment and also in wall voids, in the attic space and under the house. I am very thankful for your product as we were killing approximately 5 spiders a week before we used the Delta Dust. I still find them now and then, especially when the dust has been washed away outside.
20 of 20 people found this review helpful:
This stuff saved my sanity and my marriage!
By A on June 23, 2011
My husband picked up bed bugs in a four star hotel while away for work in the UK. We know that's where he got them because he'd seen one inside his suitcase the day he returned and he was asking me if I knew what it was. I didn't and we just thought it was "a bug" not realizing that a within a week we'd both be covered all over our abdomens and arms with the nasty bed beg bites. We vacuumed, cleaned, tossed bedding, dry cleaned etc but they kept coming back. Until I did my research and discovered Drione dust. Follow the instructions to a T and you'll succeed in eradicating those evil, disgusting pests. We also did the "Vasoline" around the feet of our bed which helps keep them from climbing up the bed from other areas of the home. It was HELL. HELL!! But we beat them. We also bought the air tight mattress and box spring protectors. They work! It's all good, it all helps. Good luck!
18 of 19 people found this review helpful:
Amazing againsts stink bugs!!
By Marilyn on March 28, 2008
You have probably saved my home. I have an infestation (almost overnight) of STINKBUGS. Very difficult to get rid of. Got the Delta Dust - amazing - within just a few day they were gone . It states the product last for 6 months but it hasn't been that long, however just having relief from the constant pest is great. I must say I did not have much luck with the duster - difficult to spray. Ended up using a turkey baster, sorry guys. But I really encourage any one with a problem with Stink bugs to get this and get it FAST!
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By Carrie on January 13, 2007
I use a hand duster to puff Delta Dust into wall voids by inserting the duster underneath my baseboards. It will kill whatever is living inside the walls or travelling along the perimeters of the room. Also used Suspend SC (liquid version of Deltamethrin) with a gallon sprayer on top of the dust for an added punch-- this duo of Delta Dust and Suspend SC has given me great results in getting rid of earwigs, spiders, ants, and fleas.
Works great on carpenter bees
June 13, 2013
My pool and barn area had carpenter bees drilling holes in the unfinished wood. They were everywhere and the males were really annoying. I was more worried about the damage they were causing and when we would have guest over to swim. So after contacting my local extension office, they suggested this power insecticide. I decided to use a syringe with a bulb used for giving kids medicine to suck the power up and blow into each of the bees holes. We found dead bees everywhere within 2-3 weeks. I don't even see them anymore. I just wish I could have bought a bottle half the size of this for cheaper. Works really well and will kill those bees for sure. Just make sure you don't plug the holes for 4 weeks or more to make sure they are all dead.
June 9, 2013
We have been battling with carpenter bees for the past seven years, having built a log home. We have had numerous pest control services come and spray but the bees are back within a few days of service. We purchased Delta Dust two weeks ago, applied it to the holes around the house and no longer have bees swarming the house. We have finally found a product that works. Couldn't be happier and have already recommended it it to friends in the neighborhood!
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By Bruce on May 18, 2013
Applied twice with the dustick two weeks ago. Red wasps have decreased about 90% - 95%. Super. Will see how long it lasts.
By William on May 10, 2013
Each year the bee problem gets worse. Decided it was time I got on the offense. Bought this and the Centrobulb Duster. Waited until dusk and squirted every hole that I could find. The next day I counted at least 25 of the bees laying on the ground. Excellent product and would recommend it to anyone with a Carpenter Bee problem. Very easy to apply with the duster.
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By Roberto on May 7, 2013
I had used Delta Dust and the results were outstanding, none stay alive if in contact with the product. My suggestion.. use it at places where you noticed the activities of this insects. Mostly from where they are coming in. The product is excellent but you have to do your part.. like a good investigator.
By Gerald on April 27, 2013
Best solution I have used since chlordane which I used until orkin destroyed its use by adding heptaclor to it which kills cats dogs and other small animals.
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By Jesse on April 7, 2013
4 times cheaper than Drione & does everything it's supposed to do. I'm a professional & have used Delta dust for years. Great residual effects & a low impact product.
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By Joe on March 13, 2013
I had a carpenter ant problem and tried using the carpenter ant kit with the different baits. The baits did not work. Used this powder and applied into the wall voids, outlets, etc and it has worked like a charm. After days of watching them die off they are gone.
By Bob on March 11, 2013
Excellent service. Ordered Delta Dust and it was promptly sent out and I received it in a very short time. Information on website was very helpful if determining what I wanted. Very happy with my order and will continue to use your service.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
So Far Very Good
By Mike on March 11, 2013
I purchased this product 2 weeks ago along with a centrobulb duster and used it early last week mainly for cracks and crevices. So far no signs of creepy crawlys mainly roaches , i know it is still in the winter season but down here in the South bugs make their moves early. I would purchase this product again , worth the money and alot less expensive than a professional.
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September 2, 2009 Barbara asked:
QIs Delta Dust safe for having pets in the house such as parrots?
AYes, Delta Dust is very safe to use indoors around pets and children. You should keep children and pets out of the room while you are applying the product, and then it is ok to allow them to come back in once you are done. Of course you want to use common sense and not dust out in the open or inside the parrots cage, but if you apply Delta Dust into the areas specified on the product label, (cracks and crevices, under appliances, and inside wall voids) there should be no issues.
May 4, 2010 Daniel asked:
QDoes Delta Dust kill carpenter bees immediately?
Does Delta Dust kill carpenter bees immediately? I drenched two of them today and they both flew off. One was boring a nest and the other was actually in a nest. I believe one actually survived and came back to its nest. Thanks.
ADelta Dust will not kill on contact. In fact, no product will kill a bee or other insect immediately other than Wasp Freeze or a pyrethrin aerosol. The bees that you covered with Delta Dust will die, but not until the bees ingest the dust. When bees walk through a hole or land on a surface that you dusted, they pick up the dust on their bodies. Later, when they groom themselves as most insects do, they will ingest the small dust particles and die soon after. All dust products work better the less you apply. You should only apply a very thin light dusting of the material. Bees and other insects have thousands of microscopic hairs on their bodies and will pick up the dust quite easily. A pile of dust in one place will look like a mountain to a small insect and they will walk around it instead of through it.
July 26, 2011 Leah asked:
QHow quickly does the dust kill spiders?
I have brown recluses I have dusted under furniture and behind appliances.
AHow quickly the dust will kill a spider is dependant on how much dust the spider picks up on its body and the size of the spider. Typically dust can kill a spider in as little as an hour or as long as 24 hours or more depending on these factors.
May 26, 2010 Kathy asked:
QI had Delta Dust puffed into my attic, how safe is it, and can I go into the attic?
ADelta Dust is a very safe product and only strong enough to kill small insects. If the Delta Dust has already been applied and settled, it should be perfectly safe to re-enter the attic space.
January 22, 2010 Blair asked:
QCan I use Delta Dust under my oven without emptying everything out of my kitchen (food wise )?
AYes, Delta Dust is perfect for underneath and behind appliances as well as in wall voids and cracks and crevices. All of these areas can be treated without removing any food from your kitchen. Of course you would not want to dust in the open if you have food sitting out on the countertops exposed.
April 27, 2013
Jay from Harrisburg Pa asked:
QWhat is the difference between delta dust and tempo dust?
I know they have different active chemicals. Deltamethrin vs Cyfluthrin ? Both claim best for bee control ?
AThe main difference is that Delta Dust is water proof and will keep killing even if it gets wet (other dusts become ineffective if they get wet). Tempo Dust on the other hand is known to have a much faster kill than most other dusts on the market.
April 18, 2013
Paul from Denver, Co asked:
QIs Delta Dust safe to use in voids under basement slab with ASD fan in use?
I have void under the foundation extending about 18" under the basement slab around the perimeter. With 1/4" test holes a the furthest locals from a 4" PVC penetrating the slab with fan exhausting soil gas 12" out above the roof. Fan runs at very low speed with only about -.008 inch of WC (2 PA) at 1/4" test holes and -.160 inch WC at fan in PVC pipe just before roof exit. Can I inject the dust into the 1/4" holes an draw through voids with fan? Will dust draw thought 40' of void leaving enough behind under slab to do the job? Will dust make it out 10 to 20 feet of the 4" PVC pipe with fan on? Will it be safe to breath air near roof penetration?
AWe are not familiar with the set up you are describing. We recommend that you contact the manufacturer directly for this information. You can reach Bayer by calling 800-331-2867.
April 5, 2013
Shay from Mcminnville,or asked:
QCan I use any dust cleaner in replace of Delta Dust?
ACan you please clarify your question? We are not sure what you mean by "can I use any dust cleaner in replace of delta dust"?
October 10, 2012
Jess from Connecticut asked:
QDelta dust - anythying similar?
is there anything similar to delta dust that can be shipped to CT? Is this product safe to use with children or will it travel at all? We are thinking of using a dust in our attic (the kids dont go there, but it is attached through a door from our child's room). Looking at controlling, actually completely removing (hopefully) carpet beetle larvae.
AYou can purchase and use Evergreen dust for use in the attic in CT. The dust should not be broadcast over the entire attic. Instead you should concentrate on dusting the cracks, crevices and voids and other areas where these insects harbor. If you have vents that blow air through the attic and into the home caution should be used to take care the dust is not blown through the vents. To learn more about carpet beetle elimination, please take a few minutes to read our article : Carpet Beetle Pest Control
July 16, 2012
Karen from Austin, Tx asked:
QHow can I treat the attic with Delta Dust for scorpions. It is a large area and hard to get to.
AWhen using insecticide dust such as Delta Dust you should apply it using a hand duster but you will be required to get to all of the areas where these pests can enter. The B&G M1150 duster can give you a little further reach in some areas if needed.
July 11, 2012
Angie from Ohio asked:
QHow come I can't dust Delta Dust on baseboards? And how long before it will start working on killing bed bugs
AYou can use Delta in the cracks and crevices in and around your baseboards. You should not apply it on the outside of the baseboards because it will get moved around just through normal daily activities (walking past, vacuuming, sweeping, etc) and will not remain in the areas where you applied it. Bedbugs usually start dying within 1 week of coming into contact with areas treated with Delta dust. Please note that you should not use Delta Dust alone to combat bedbug infestations as it is slow acting. Please checkout our bedbug kits for our product recommendations.
July 9, 2012 Bb asked:
QCan Delta Dust be applied under a deck?
Can I apply Delta Dust under my deck to prevent spiders or will the rain wash away the dust?
ADelta dust can be applied under a deck but it can be washed away by running water. You may want to consider using a concentrated product such as Talstar P that can be applied with a sprayer and will be rain fast.
June 25, 2012
Dan from Ellensburg, Wa. asked:
QIs this a good product to get rid of ants?
I recently bought this product because I was trying to get rid of ants. I have noticed the ants avoid it and it hasn't been effective. I just wondered if this is effective for ants.
ADelta Dust will eliminate ants that cross over treated areas. That being said, ants can be very sensitive to synthetic pyrethroids like the active ingredient that is contained in Delta dust, and can avoid treated areas in some situations. It is helpful to use Delta dust to treat the ant nest directly to eliminate the colony or if that is not possible than to use the dust to treat all of the cracks or crevices where the ants are gaining access to the home. We also carry several products that are non-repellent to ants such as Alpine Dust, Phantom Aerosol and for outdoor use Termidor SC as well as several ant bait products which the ants pick up and carry back to the colony.
June 22, 2012
Joann from Lake Wylie, Sc asked:
QHow to get rid of cicada kiiler wasps flying around the house
I have cicada wasps and the kids will not go outside. I sprayed Bifenthrin, but it did not seem to kill them.??? How can I get rid of them. Last year I sprayed Bifenthrin in all the holes they made in the ground. I also poured ammonia in a few holes hoping to kill larvae. Help now what?
ACicada Killer wasps thrive in disturbed environments, such as landscaped yards and places where bare soil is exposed. You can discourage the wasps from nesting in your yard by cutting your grass on the highest setting and by adding a thick layer of mulch to flower beds during the Cicada Killer Wasp season. These wasps do not like over saturated lawns either, so over watering during their season will help prevent them. Unfortunately, there is no fool proof way to prevent cicada killer wasps. For current infestations, you would need to use Delta dust in each individual burrow.
We also like to let our customers know that the Cicada Killer wasps are beneficial insects that provide free pest control for a couple months each year. Cicada killer wasps paralyze and provision their burrows with other insects to feed their young. The beneficial Cicada killer wasps, while large and intimidating to see, are mostly harmless and there have been very few reports of anyone getting stung by just being near them. In most cases where a sting was reported, the wasps were being held or molested in some way. Cicada Killer Wasp stings are also reported to be almost painless.
June 4, 2012
Creston from Tulsa Ok asked:
QIf delta dust is ingested by an animal will it harm them? even if its a few days after the application?
ADelta dust can be harmful if it is ingested by animals. Delta dust can stay active for several months after the application. We will say that most animals will not eat Delta Dust because there is nothing to attract them to the dust and it would be extremely drying to the inside of their mouths if they did try to eat it. Still, it is best to contact your veterinarian if you think your pet ingested Delta Dust. We have linked the product label and the MSDS in our answer so that you may print them out to give your veterinarian.