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Jan writes,
06/29/2011:

How long can you keep Termidor SC mixed in a gallon spray container and still be viable?

A friend gave me a sprayer with Termidor SC already mixed up to spray for ants around the base of my house and I haven't used it yet. It has been mixed for about 6 weeks. How long will the solution be viable once mixed with water?

Answer:

The manufacturer of Termidor SC recommends that you use the diluted solution within 24 hours. The longer the product sits in a solution the less effective it will become. Also, leaving chemicals or even just plain water in a hand pump sprayer can cause the seals and gaskets to breakdown. This will eventually require you to purchase a repair kit for the sprayer or even a whole new sprayer much faster than someone that had properly maintained their sprayer.

Answer last updated on: 06/29/2011

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