Maxforce Complete Granular Bait

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Maxforce Complete Granular Bait

Maxforce Complete Granular Insect Bait is a new bait from Maxforce that contains hydramethylnon and treats a wide variety of crawling insect pests such as ants, silverfish and roaches. Maxforce complete granules contain a unique formula with a mixture of proteins, simple sugars, fats and complex carbohydrates in a food-based granular structure that is irresistible to insects. The great combo of food-based ingredients accommodates the changing food preferences of ant colonies and other insects, delivering superior bait acceptance and control throughout the year!


Active Ingredient: Hydramethylnon 1%
Target pests: Cockroaches (German, American, Oriental and Smokey Brown) Crickets, Silverfish, Firebrats, Ants (Acrobat, Argentine, Big Headed, Carpenter, Cornfield, Field, imported and native Fire, Ghost, Harvester, Odorous House Pavement, Pharaoh, Thief)
* See label for complete list
For use in: Indoors & Outdoors: Residential & Commercial Lawns, Gardens and Landscape Ornamental Plants
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Application: Sprinkled around buildings and/or applied to refillable bait stations
Sprinkle evenly in a 1-2 foot wide band adjacent to the structure at a rate of 0.5 oz (one tablespoon) of bait per 25 linear feet
* NOTE: Around structures the total application should not exceed 4-8 oz per 200-400 linear feet (or 0.5 oz per 25 linear feet)
* Treat Porches, Patios, Driveways, Sidewalks, Flower Gardens, Landscape Timbers and around Trees, Wood Piles, Air Conditioning Units and Garbage Receptacles
* See label for complete application instructions
Pet safe: Yes, when used as directed on label
Formulation: Professional Product
Manufactured By: Bayer (UPC: )


GENERAL INFORMATION

Maxforce Complete Brand Granular Insect Bait is a ready-to-use product for use indoors and outdoors and around buildings, on lawns, and other non-crop areas* such as residential areas, the non-food/non-feed areas of institutional and commercial establishments including warehouses, restaurants, food processing plants, supermarkets, hospitals, nursing homes, motels, hotels, apartment buildings, schools, laboratories, computer facilities, pet shops, zoos, sewers, highway rights-of-way and medians, traffic islands, utility rights-of-way (including power lines, pipelines, aqueducts) managed turf areas (non-crop*) (including school yards, playgrounds, athletic fields, amusement parks, picnic areas, recreation areas, office parks, industrial grounds, airports, shopping centers, public parks, arboretums, public gardens, monument sites, cemeteries and mausoleums, golf courses, race tracks, fairgrounds, outdoor amphitheaters, sod farms, and ornamental nurseries).

* The use of this product on pasture and rangeland is unlawful.

* Do not graze or feed lawn or sod clippings to livestock.

Maxforce Complete Brand Granular Insect Bait contains a special blend of foods, combined with the delayed-action stomach poison, hydramethylnon. The delayed action of the active ingredient allows foraging ants to bring the bait back to the nest so that the entire colony, including the queen, is destroyed. When properly used, this bait will control many of the following insects, including ants, cockroaches, crickets, and silverfish before they can enter a structure. Do not apply other insecticides (such as aerosols, sprays, etc.) on top of or in close proximity to Maxforce Complete Brand Granular Insect Bait, as it will reduce the effectiveness. Expect to see fewer insects within a week.

* Do not use on other non-crop areas in California.

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  • 18 of 18 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Maxforce bait
    By Ethan in Nottingham, PA on 06/15/2011

    The MaxForce is working way beyond my expectations. I sprinkle the area with this bait and in 3 days the nest is DEAD. I walk around my acre yard and when I find any nest I sprinkle it. The last two years I had a major infestation of these pavement ants all over my yard. I had a very large section about 60 feet long by 20 feet wide with ant nests all over to a point I did not have grass growing anymore. This bait is doing the trick and I now have to really look for any nests. If you have any doubts try this stuff and I think you will be surprised on how well it words. Great Stuff!! EASY TO USE

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  • 18 of 23 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Roaches Gone
    By Tawak in Newark, NEW JERSEY on 07/31/2011
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    This is a product i will Highly recommend to anyone, very effective and price economical. The fine Granular was the first i tried, it did wonders but i ran out of it this summer. As anyone ever tried using Maxforce Granular Bait in treating Bedbugs? It did worked for me. When i first had bedbug infestation last year, i used Maxforce Granular which i had bought for roaches and it did the magic. These products saved me $$$.

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  • 14 of 14 people found this review helpful:

    1 of 5 stars  Did not work for me
    By in Bronx, NY on 06/14/2013
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    I've read the reviews and most are positive, however this did not work for me. Maxforce with the yellow or green label worked best for me. I've been using maxforce for about 8 years and have had no complaints until I was forced to try this "Maxforce Complete" version. I saw roaches in my kitchen 2 months after putting down this version of maxforce. When I use Maxforce with the green label or yellow label I see absolutely no roaches and I apply it about every 10 months. Unfortunately the manufacturer has decided to discontinue the best version of maxforce with the yellow label and green label. This product just did not work for me the way the other maxforce product worked. Did not like this at all.

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  • 12 of 12 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Great stuff! Worth its weight in gold.
    By Emily in Baltimore, MD on 08/19/2011
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    This stuff is great, great, great. After spreading pine bark mulch in my city backyard, I learned that I had created an awesome roach attraction. Lovely. I went out one night and giant (2") roaches were lumbering around all over my garden, and what's worse, they appeared to be mating. After looking at different products online, I ordered two bottles of this bait. Sprinkled one liberally over my mulch and in a perimeter around the house. After some heavy rains, I added some more about a week later. It's now about 2 weeks since application. Roaches? GONE. I noticed their numbers dwindle somewhat after the first application. Had I been more patient, maybe that would have been enough. But two definitely did the trick. I'll always keep this stuff in stock and once again feel comfortable sitting outside at night...No longer paranoid and looking for those giant suckers!

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  • 7 of 8 people found this review helpful:

    1 of 5 stars  Not for Thief ants
    By Anonymous in Miami, FL on 12/01/2011
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    The info said it was good bait for Thief ants. Really? How would a tiny Thief ant bite into a granule that is 5 times its size? These granules are HUGE compared to the size of these ants. Proof? I tried it. They totally ignored it, even when I mixed it with honey. But they readily took to a drop of some sweet ginger sauce. You can't even crush these granules to make something more the size of sugar. This has been a total waste of my money.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Maxforce Gradular Bait
    By Gwendolyn in Fayetteville, Ga on 06/15/2016

    Since I started using the Maxforce Bait grandulars for ants I have been very satisfied. It takes care of the problems for the ants. My husband and I highly recommend this product.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  MaxForce
    By Glenn in Acworth on 06/04/2016

    Excellent Product. Always does the trick.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Doing the Job
    By Dave in Kiawah Island, SC on 05/27/2016

    I had a stream of carpenter ants every night crawling on my cement driveway and up my foundation. I sprinkled some Maxforce Complete (it's important to do it before they appear at dusk), and after a few days I saw only a random ant or two. I also had a problem with palmetto bugs (basically super sized roaches) in my garage. I've been sprinkling some Complete on my work bench every night and they're showing up on their backs in the morning.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Maxforce bait
    By Ignacio in Hialeah,Fl. on 05/24/2016

    Great price, quick shipping, and a great product

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Great Stuff!
    By Bill in Surprise, AZ on 05/23/2016

    Great long term control of ants. I use this bait everywhere and within a few days ants are gone. In AZ with a pool, irrigation, and lots of backyard BBQs ants are prevalent and this stuff does the trick. Seems to be safe for pets and children too when applied appropriately.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  The Best
    By M. in Calvert, MD on 05/23/2016

    We have had a prolonged period of Spring rains and the ants came marching into the kitchen and began to swarm. I used the Max Force Complete granular bait along the edge of the counter where there was the small opening they used to get into the kitchen. They took the bait and I could see where it had been taken, as he amount got smaller. They must be dead now since the amount of bait left remains the same. I have not seen any more ants in my kitchen. This works! I plan to keep this on hand and use it if another wave of ants decides to come inside. I know now that I can use this bait outside, as well. I like doing business with this company. My husband and I have used this company before.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Max solved my problem nearly overnight!
    By Doug in Florence, AZ on 05/21/2016

    I bought the Maxforce Complete granular as an all purpose, but based on reading reviews, etc. I also bought the Ant Base gel and the Advance 375 because, to be honest, I feared the MaxforceComplete might not do the job. I tracked the ants to locate the dens and then sprinkled a bit of the Maxforce Complete around the three ant dens that were hidden beneath the layer of rocks in my AZ landscaping. Next day, no ants anywhere. It's been two weeks and still no ants, so the Maxforce Complete did the job. My gel bait and Advance 375 still sit in my garage, unopened. For my problem, Maxfoce Complete did the job. If only it could take out pesky 13 stripe ground squirrels that quickly.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Excellent product and service
    By Roger in Geneva, FL on 05/21/2016

    Great price, quick shipping, and a great product. This stuff works great on the fire ant mounds on my property and it only takes a little (1 or 2 tbsp per mound). This 4 lb. jug will last me years.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Ant War
    By Justin in AL on 05/17/2016

    So far I am impressed. I sprinkle a little of this over new ant beds and a few days later there are no ants. I hope to rid all of the ants from my lawn. So far 3 ant beds are gone. Note: I don't know what kind of ants I have but it has killed them. Well worth the money spent.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Great Stuff
    By Robert in Fresno, CA on 03/08/2016

    I have used other products but nothing matches this. The nice thing is they take it back to their nest and it kills others. I have used it for the past couple of year's and it really works

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03/12/2011 Wanda

QWhat will kill leaf cutter ants?
These have migrated from Texas to west central Louisiana and the area for mounds is very large, 500 sq ft. We saw today, the ants carrying red bud flowers and entering a hole 100' from their mound. We need help and in a hurry.

ALeaf cutter ants can be a difficult pest to get rid of. The colonies are large and the ants make their own food so poison baits only have limited effects on this species of ants. According to several university websites, Maxforce Complete Granules containing hydramethlynon are some what effective, though they will usually eliminate only about 30% of a large colony in one treatment and will need to be reapplied several times.  DeltaGard granules is one of the only products actually labeled for leaf cutter ants. The product label recommends treating the mound directly and lightly watering the granules in. Again, it may take several treatments to get the desired results. We also recommend contacting your local cooperative extension office to see if they have any recommendations for products that have worked for other people in your region.

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09/12/2013 Stu from Atwater, Calif.

QMaxforce Fine Granule?
I used to use MF Fine Granule with great effect on Argentne ants. Is Fine Granule still available, and is this new version small enough granules to work well on Argentine ants?

AThe Maxforce Complete has replaced the previous versions of the Maxforce granules that covers a wider range of ants, including argentine, as well as other insects, and is a mixture of both fine and medium sized granules. You will get the same control with these as you did with the fine which is no longer available.

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07/18/2012 Katherine from Eb, Nj

QDoes rain affect Maxforce Complete Granular Bait ? Should I put more after days of rain?

ARain can cause the Maxforce Complete Granular Bait to wash away or get moldy which makes it less attractive. We do recommend re-applying the bait after heavy rains.

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08/07/2014 Uproden from Las Vegas, Nv

QWill this kill birds? (I don't want to kill birds)
I have noticed birds picking around in my lawn where I sprinkled this stuff and I really do not want to harm them. Will this kill birds or harm them?

A Maxforce Complete Granular Bait is only large enough to kill small insects, it could still harm birds. If they consume large amounts, or are especially sensitive. We recommend to try and use the products in areas the birds could not get to.

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03/01/2015 Justin from Fayetteville Ga

QI'm looking for a good granular ant killer to broadcast in the yard.
I treat the ant hills in the yard and more just pop up. They're not in the house but I find dead ones under the house where I sprayed Cyper WP.

AMaxforce Complete Granular Bait is a very good granular product for ants. It will treat various types of ants including, Acrobat, Argentine, Big Headed, Carpenter, Cornfield, Field, imported and native Fire Ants, Ghost, Harvester, Odorous House Pavement, Pharaoh, and Thief Ants. This bait can be used inside refillable bait stations and/or sprinkled around the structure. Around structures the total application should not exceed 4-8 oz per 200-400 linear feet (or 0.5 oz per 25 linear feet). A typical application would be 4-8 oz adjacent to an average sized home of 200-400 linear feet. Be sure to treat areas such as porches, patios, driveways, sidewalks, flower gardens, landscape timbers and around trees, wood piles, air conditioning units and garbage receptacles. Be sure to put the bait in areas where you have not sprayed so that it does not become contaminated.

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05/21/2015 Janice from United States

QI have many ant hills all over my grass, how do I get rid of them?

AWe recommend that you try an ant bait granule that the ants would actually pick up and take down into the mound instead of spraying. Maxforce Complete Granular Bait would be a great choice for most ant species. While ant baits will work for most ant species there are a couple of ant species that do not readily take bait. We recommend that you contact your local cooperative extension office and ask if they can help you identify the ants on your property.

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04/08/2015 Lisa from Okeechobee, Fl

QHow safe is Maxforce Complete Granular Bait when used around cats and dogs?
We just moved into a house in south fl which has a 2.5 acre yard overcome by ants. They are everywhere. We built a 35 x35 enclosure to allow our cats and dogs out. A couple of cats prefer to be out there 24/7. How safe is this product for my cats and dogs if I sprinkle it on the deck and in the yard they live in? I don't want anything remotely dangerous to them. If this is not the right product, can you suggest another?

A Maxforce Complete Granular Bait is safe for pets when applied as directed. It is such a small amount of active ingredient it should not harm pets. You may also want to try bait stations. Maxforce Complete Brand Granular Insect Bait may be sprinkled around structures and/or applied to refillable/serviceable bait stations as outlined below. Sprinkle this product evenly in a 1-2 foot wide band adjacent to the structure at a rate of 0.5 oz (one tablespoon) of bait per 25 linear feet. NOTE: Around structures the total application should not exceed 4-8 oz per 200-400 linear feet (or 0.5 oz per 25 linear feet). A typical application would be 4-8 oz adjacent to an average sized home of 200-400 linear feet. Be sure to treat areas such as porches, patios, driveways, sidewalks, flower gardens, landscape timbers and around trees, wood piles, air conditioning units and garbage receptacles.

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03/24/2015 Miguel from Riverbank

QHow do I get rid of ants in rock bed next to house? I've tried Talstar P and got rid of roaches not ants.
Regular small ants spray not penetrating under rocks

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If you are able to move the rock bed to access the soil underneath, that will provide you the best results. Talstar P works as a repellent but does not work to kill off the colony. Using Termidor SC as a perimeter spray 1ft up and 1ft out from the structure will provide you with 6 month ant control. But with out being able to access the dirt area under the rocks, you might not get full results.

Using Maxforce Complete Granular Bait sprinkling as a bad around the structure or in bait plate stations will help as well. 

Maxforce Complete Brand Granular Bait may be sprinkled around structures and/or applied to refillable/serviceable bait stations as outlined below. Sprinkle this product evenly in a 1-2 foot wide band adjacent to the structure at a rate of 0.5 oz (one tablespoon) of bait per 25 linear feet. NOTE: Around structures the total application should not exceed 4-8 oz per 200-400 linear feet (or 0.5 oz per 25 linear feet). Be sure to treat areas such as porches, patios, driveways, sidewalks, flower gardens, landscape timbers and around trees, wood piles, air conditioning units and garbage receptacles.

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03/01/2015 Jessica from Harrisburg, Pa

QWill MaxForce Complete Granular Bait get into our well water?
We have a terrible ant problem. I want to try this on the side of the house they seem to come from, which is the side farthest from our well. However, I'm nervous that it will get into our well water. Is this safe to use?

AWhen used as directed the MaxForce Complete Granular Bait is safe to use.  It would not leech into the soil and contaminate well water if used on the side of the house without the well.  The only time this would be an issue is if it was applied close the the well and run off allowed the product to get into the well.

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02/18/2015 Anonymous from Pleasanton Tx

QWhat's the best way to kill leaf ants?
They are taking over my parents

ALeaf cutter ants can be a difficult pest to get rid of. The colonies are large and the ants make their own food so poison baits only have limited effects on this species of ants. According to several university websites Maxforce Complete Bait Granules containing hydramethylnon are some what effective, though they will usually eliminate only about 30% of a large colony in one treatment and will need to be reapplied several times.  Deltagard granules is one of the only products actually labeled for leaf cutter ants. The product label recommends treating the mound directly and lightly watering the granules in. Again it may take several treatments to get the desired results. We also recommend contacting your local cooperative extension office to see if they have any recommendations for products that have worked for other people in your region.

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10/22/2014 Sonja from Moapa, Nv

QWill Maxforce Complete Granular Baitkill roachs that live in the desert of So. Nevada?

AMaxforce Complete Granular Bait is labeled to treat for a wide variety of roaches and should have no problem treating the roaches in your area. However, we also recommend using an IGR like Gentrol Point Source to stop them from reproducing. 

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09/22/2014 Erin from Bakersfield, Ca

QUsed Maxforce, ants now walking AROUND bait stations. Now what?
They look like Argentine ants, your typical small brown trailing ants. I put the newly filled bait stations in the trails as directed. The ants checked them out, took a few of the bait pieces, then simply walked over, then around the stations. Am I stuck with four pounds of this stuff that they won't eat? I need help.

AAnts are very fickle. It may be that they are just not foraging right now. To test if they are, place a potato chip in the ant trail to see if they take it. Maxforce Complete granular bait is specifically designed for Argentine ants among many other pest.

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08/28/2014 C from Las Vegas

QHow often should I reapply Maxforce Complete Granular Bait?
I used Maxforce Complete Granular Bait to remediate ants and also put out bait stations. When should I reapply?

ADepending on the level of infestation, the recommendation is to reapply Maxforce Complete Granular Bait every 2 weeks or so.

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08/15/2014 Denis from 91360

QWhat is the shelf life of Maxforce Complete Granular Bait?
How long will the effectiveness of this product last if kept in a cool, dry place?

AThe shelf life of Maxforce Complete Granular Bait is 5 years. It is best if the product is kept at room temperature.

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07/03/2014 Mike

QDoes Maxforce Complete Granular Bait product work on Tawny Crazy ants?

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Maxforce Complete Granular Bait will not treat for Tawny Crazy ants. We recommend using Invict Blitz which is specifically labeled for Tawny Crazy ants.

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