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Martins Viper Insect Dust is a broad-spectrum dust insecticide that will kill over 60 insects on fruits, vegetables, and ornamentals. It will control many common flies, lice, fowl mites, fleas and ticks, beetles, aphids, stink bugs, leafminers, army worms, cutworms, and many other pests. Please consult the label. It can also be used to to control insects indoors. Viper Insecticide Dust is also safe and effective to treat dogs, cats, horses, and other livestock for fleas and ticks. Please consult the label for treatment instructions for specific animals.
|Active Ingredient:||Permethrin - 0.25%|
|Target pests:||Flies, horn flies, face flies, lice, Northern fowl mites, fleas, ticks, beetles, aphids, stink bug, leafminers, armyworms, cutworms, and others
* See label for complete list
|For use in:||Fruit and Vegetable Gardens, Flowerbeds
Also may be used as a Flea and Tick treatment for Dogs, Cats, Horses, Cattle and Swine
|Application:||* See label for complete application instructions|
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed on label|
|Shipping Weight:||4.23 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||Control Solutions (Mfg. Number: MART4017)|
Control Solutions Viper Insect Dust Uses, Applications, and Tips:
BEEF AND DAIRY CATTLE AND HORSES: Can be used in dust bags, shaker can and mechanical dust applicator.
Horn Flies, Lice, Face Flies: Place contents of this package in any commercially available dust bag, suspend bag in areas frequented by cattle or in gateways or lanes through which the animals must pass daily for water, feed, or minerals. Bags may also be placed in loafing sheds or in front of mineral feeders. For dairy cows, bags may be suspended in the exit through which the cows leave the milking barn. The bags should hang 4 to 6 inches below the back line of the cattle. For reduction of Face Flies, bags must be located so animals will be forced to use them daily and hung at a height so that the face is dusted.
Horn Flies, Lice Direct Application: Apply 2 oz. of dust per animal by shaker can over the head, neck, shoulders and back and tailhead. Repeat as necessary, but not more than once every three days.
HORSES: Dust horse for Horn flies with shaker can or dust glove along back, neck and legs.
SWINE: Lice on Swine Direct Application: Apply only 1 ounce per head as a uniform coat to the head, shoulder and back by use of a shaker can or suitable mechanical dust applicator. Repeat as necessary, but not more often than once every 10 days. In severe infestation, both animals and the bedding may be treated. Do not ship animals for slaughter within 5 days of treatment.
POULTRY: To control Northern Fowl Mites, apply at a rate of 1 lb. per 100 birds. Ensure thorough treatment of vent area.
USE ON CATS AND DOGS:
To control Fleas, Ticks and Lice on Cats and Dogs. Use product only outside or in a well-ventilated area. Wearing household latex or rubber gloves dust animals thoroughly, working the dust into the hair down to the skin. Pay close attention to legs and feet. Use 1/2 oz. on animals 20 pounds and under and 1 oz. on pets over 20 pounds. Avoid getting dust in pets’ eyes, nose, mouth, and genital areas. Reapply every three weeks as needed. Do not use on cats or dogs under twelve (12) weeks of age. Dust sleeping area including bedding and cracks and crevices.
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Treatment of Lice on doves
By Tamra in Somerset, TX on 03/20/2016
Used 1tbl spoon in 1 quart of room temp water. Used long kitchen gloves and held the dove gently and submerged backend first in solution until level reached neckline careful not to let head or eyes touch the solution. The dove was held in this position for about 30 seconds and lifted each wing slightly to allow solution to cover undersides of wings. Once done I used a dry washcloth to pat the bird dry. Only 1 treatment was necessary and worked like a charm.
Best there is!!
By April in Bauxite on 06/07/2017
This is the only dust that I have found which will kill squash borevine beetles. Works better than any other dust out there!! I also use it on my horses and cattle.
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05/07/2016 Carolina from Atascosa
QHow well does Martins Viper Insect Dust work for fleas in yard and on dogs?
A Martins Viper Insecticide is labeled for fleas in your lawn and can be used on pets. We would recommend treating outdoors every 14 days to continue to kill the flea population. On pets, it is recommended that you do treatments every three weeks as needed.
Martins Viper Insecticide is labeled for fleas in your lawn and can be used on pets. We would recommend treating outdoors every 14 days to continue to kill the flea population. On pets, it is recommended that you do treatments every three weeks as needed.
07/29/2014 John from Oxford, Ms
Qhow long before it will be rain proof...or is it at all?
AAccording the Martins Viper Insect Dust label, Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted within 24 hours will help ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash
pesticide off the treatment area.
10/09/2016 Leila from San Antonio
QCan Martins Viper Insect Dust be used on chickens?
What would egg withdrawal be if used on chickens?
A Martins Viper Insect Dust can be used on chickens.† Please be sure to follow the instructions for poultry on the product label.† We have contacted the manufacturer and there are no restrictions on egg withdrawal.†
Martins Viper Insect Dust can be used on chickens.† Please be sure to follow the instructions for poultry on the product label.† We have contacted the manufacturer and there are no restrictions on egg withdrawal.†
03/25/2017 Carolina from Atascosa
QCan I use Martins Viper Insect Dust on my peach tree?
A Yes, Martins Viper Insect Dust can be applied on and around peach trees for peach twig borer, oriental fruit moth, green fruit worm, lesser peach tree borer, plum curculio and tarnished plant bug. You will dust lightly up to five times per season and up to 14 days of harvest.
Yes, Martins Viper Insect Dust can be applied on and around peach trees for peach twig borer, oriental fruit moth, green fruit worm, lesser peach tree borer, plum curculio and tarnished plant bug. You will dust lightly up to five times per season and up to 14 days of harvest.
05/07/2015 Melissa from Glen Rose Texas
QDoes this product affect the eggs in any way?
Can you eat the eggs after this product was used? Or how long do you need to wait before you eat them again?
APlease clarify what type of eggs you are referring to so that we may answer your question. Thank you and we hope to hear from you soon!
06/18/2014 Rick from Orlando Florida
QWill Martins Viper Insect Dust repel mosquitoes we live in Florida
AMartins Viper Insect Dust will not repel mosquitoes. Mosquito Barrier is a fantastic Mosquito repellant.
08/07/2016 Regena from Texas
QWill Martins Viper Insect Dust work with roaches?
A Martins Viper Insect Dust†is not listed to eradicate roaches on the product label. We recommend treating with the products in one of our Roach Control Kits for the best control.†Please take a few moments to read over our article†How to Get Rid of Roaches†to learn how to implement a successful roach control program.
Martins Viper Insect Dust†is not listed to eradicate roaches on the product label. We recommend treating with the products in one of our Roach Control Kits for the best control.†Please take a few moments to read over our article†How to Get Rid of Roaches†to learn how to implement a successful roach control program.