For serious roach control, supplement your roach control program with Magnum. Maxforce FC Magnum is the newest and fastest-acting roach bait ever by Maxforce. With Maxforce Magnum you get five times the fipronil, plus a new technology called ContactX(TM) which kills roaches by contact as well as ingestion. That combined with Maxforce Magnum's irresistible formulation that attracts even the most finicky roaches, and you've got the next generation in roach killer bait gel. Maxforce FC Magnum comes in a 33-gram syringe, with 10% more bait than other bait gels that only come in 30 gram sizes. Whether roaches eat it, touch it or share it, Maxforce Magnum kills more roaches faster than any other Maxforce product. One plastic plunger is included per order, not per tube.
|Active Ingredient:||Fipronil .05%|
|For use in:||indoors or outdoors, in commercial or residential areas. Keep tightly capped and use within 2 years.|
|Application:||Do not spray near baits, do not use heavy detergents or cleaners, or do not use in very dusty area. Gel will dry out and get a dry skin on top but roaches will still eat it up to a year. However, if contaminated or gone, reapply.|
|Pet safe:||yes, when used as directed.|
|Yield:||Good IPM program does rotate baits (bait with different active ingredient) as roaches may not be attracted to the bait matrix of what is being used anymore.|
How Maxforce FC Magnum Works
Maxforce FC Magnum roach bait gel is the newest bait from Maxforce by Bayer. It has the same great active ingredient as the other Maxforce products - Fipronil. Only this time, you get five times the active ingredient, plus a new technology called ContactX that kills roaches even when they just touch the bait. Other roaches touch or eat the dead roach and spread the bait again, controlling the entire colony, even the roaches you can't see. For serious roach control, supplement your roach control program with Magnum.
The active ingredient Fipronil is in the Phenylpyrazole family of insecticides and is used in many products when a delayed kill is desired, such as ant and roach baits. Fipronil disrupts the insect central nervous system, causing hyperexcitation of nerves and muscles. Maxforce FC Magnum still has a delayed kill to allow bait to be passed to other roaches, but it moves more quickly than baits with less active ingredient for faster clean-out. Results will be evident as quickly as overnight (complete control will vary with level of infestation, overall sanitation, and other control methods used).
Most common roaches
PESTS CONTROLLED: Cockroaches including American Roaches, Smoky Brown Roaches, Oriental Roaches, German Roaches, Brown Banded Roaches; Pantry pests including adult stages of beetles: cadelle, cigarette beetle, confused flour beetle, dermestid, drugstore beetle, flat grain beetle, granary weevil, lesser grain borer, lesser mealworm, mealworm, merchant grain beetle, red flour beetle, rice weevil, rusty grain beetle, saw-toothed grain beetle, spider beetle, or warehouse beetle
Target Uses of Maxforce FC Magnum
Use Maxforce FC Magnum as a crack and crevice or spot treatment for almost any roach infestation. Because Magnum has more active ingredient than other baits, it is ideal for heavy infestations, larger roaches, or more sensitive areas where other control methods such as sprays may be difficult. Maxforce FC Magnum stays effective up to a year after application, so it is also appropriate for quarterly or other maintenance programs in high-risk areas, such as apartments. Maxforce FC Magnum can also be used to control adult stages of many stored product beetles.
ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Fipronil 0.05%
Use Maxforce FC Magnum as a spot or crack and crevice treatment for indoor and outdoor control of listed roaches and stored product pests. Application rate varies according to the level of infestation and species to be controlled. Apply gel as round spots or thin beads into cracks and crevices or as a spot treatment. Place bait close to cockroach harborages, foraging and feeding areas such as corners and cracks and crevices. Numerous smaller bait placements provide faster control than fewer larger placements. In cases of severe infestation and areas with excessive clutter or alternative food sources that cannot be eliminated, use the higher rate of application.
Pest population reduction will be apparent within 1 day for German roaches and 3-4 days for American roaches.
Prior to using, gel may need to be shaken well if any separation has occurred. Unscrew the black cap (or break off the tip) and replace with included open tip. After use, replace the black cap before storage.
Always read the product label completely before use.
Each 33 g tube yields approximately 33 bait placements and treats 11 to 44 square yards, depending on infestation.
Standard Application Rates
*0.75 g per square yard – maintenance programs for continuous control (will not provide fast control of existing infestations)
*Up to 1.5 g per square yard – light to moderate infestations, retreatments
*Up to 3.0 g per square yard – clean out of severe or heavy infestations
*1-2 g per square yard – large cockroaches such as American, Smoky-Brown, or Oriental
**0.1 g equals approx. ¼ in. diameter spot; 1.0 g equals approx. dime-sized spot.
For use in the following areas:
Indoor and outdoor (adjacent to homes and structures) control in residential areas and the non-food/non-feed areas of institutional, warehousing and commercial establishments, including warehouses, restaurants, food processing plants, supermarkets, hospitals, nursing homes, motels, hotels, apartment buildings, bakeries, beverage plants, breweries, bottling facilities, candy plants, canneries, cereal processing and manufacturing plants, dairies and dairy product processing plants, frozen food plants, schools, laboratories, computer facilities, sewers, ”aircraft,“ buses, boats/ships, trains, homes, houses, industrial buildings, office buildings, kennels, kitchens, manufacturing facilities, spice plants, stores, wineries and similar structures, mausoleums, meat processing and packaging plants, meat and vegetable canneries, pet shops and zoos; food/feed areas of food/feed handling establishments
Place bait under baseboards, sinks, countertops, seats, around water pipes, water heaters, dishwasher equipment, in crack and crevices as well as voids where insects harbor. Inspect bait placements and reapply as needed.
Stored Product Pests: After removing infested foodstuffs and cleaning up spilled foodstuffs and dust, applications of this product will kill adult stages of beetles remaining in area. Apply in voids, cracks and crevices, behind and under cupboards, and other difficult to reach areas where insects may hide. Application rate is dependent on level of infestation.
Food/Feed Handling Establishments: Apply only as a crack and crevice treatment in food/feed handling areas. Do not apply to areas that are routinely washed, exposed surfaces, or in ways that will contaminate food/feed, utensils or processing surfaces. Apply bait in small amounts between different elements of construction, between equipment and floors, openings leading into voids and hollow spaces in floors, walls, ceilings, equipment legs and bases, around plumbing pipes, doors and windows, behind and under refrigerators, cabinets, sinks, closets, stoves and other equipment where cockroaches hide. Inspect bait placements and reapply when necessary.
Place bait in areas adjacent to structures where large roaches may nest or breed. Apply bait to potential points of insect entry, such as eaves, sills, and expansion joints. Apply bait in protected areas whenever possible. Environmental stresses such as direct sunlight and water will reduce the residual effectiveness. Priority treatment areas may be identified by visual inspection of such areas listed above or aided by trapping techniques or spot flushing. Bait may also be applied in reusable bait stations to protect from weathering and contaminants.
Maxforce FC Magnum Features
*Five times more active ingredient than other Maxforce baits.
*10% more bait in each tube.
*ContactX technology kills roaches not just by ingestion, but also by contact.
*Attractive to roaches up to a year if not contaminated.
*No vapor, fumes, or odor.
*See visible results overnight.
*Low toxicity to people and pets, ready-to-use and easy to apply.
Extra Tips for Using Maxforce FC Magnum
*Store out of extreme temperatures. Use within 2 years of purchase.
*Do not use sprays, heavy detergents or cleaners near baits as this can make baits less attractive.
*Sanitation should always be the top priority when treating for roaches! For more information on how to get rid of Roaches, see our Roach Control page.
*Apply bait away from air currents to prevent drying. Avoid placement on paper, cardboard, or other porous surfaces such as unsealed concrete.
*Good programs rotate baits to avoid resistance. Change baits every few months or alternate with different bait (and different active ingredients) for best results.
*May stain textiles, fabrics, or porous surfaces.
*Do not apply bait to areas where the temperature exceeds 130 degrees F as bait may run.
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91 of 94 people found this review helpful:
Only product that has worked for me
By Derick on July 28, 2008
After trying several extermination methods to treat a major infestation, Maxforce FC Magnum is the only product that has worked. I would come out to the kitchen at night and find hundreds of German cockroaches having a party. After 3 days, the only roaches I've seen are belly up, twitching on the floor. If anything, the only problem with this product is that it kills them too fast.
59 of 61 people found this review helpful:
Big results for a big problem.
By Sonia on January 14, 2009
This stuff really works! I bought Maxforce FC Magnum along with Roach Control Kit # 1 (which has the much needed birth control and gel bait) and the Maxforce 72 pack bait stations. The best $$ I've ever spent! I saw fewer roaches in 3 days, and none, yes none, in a week! I still do surprise spot checks at 2 AM in the kitchen & no more roach parties! The tubes are smaller than I expected but they pack a powerful punch. Whatever you do, buy the birth control so they can't reproduce! Thanks to rep. "Philip"!
46 of 47 people found this review helpful:
By Nj on November 22, 2008
Maxforce FC Magnum is excellent. It has worked each time I have used it. My only drawback is that I can't find it locally to buy it. I strongly recommend this. Buy it and you won't regret it. Good luck.
37 of 38 people found this review helpful:
By Travis on April 6, 2009
I had always considered myself a very clean person, but I live in a multi-unit apartment complex. A few weeks ago my kids started seeing little black bugs hanging around our 30 gallon fish aquarium. To my surprise they were baby German cockroaches. I flipped out! I started doing research on the Internet and came across this website. Maxforce FC Magnum seemed to be the one for me. Great price, easy to use, and excellent customer service. I used the product as directed, and at night you could see them eating it up. Three days later NO roaches at all. No roaches ANYWHERE!! Amazing product. Highly recommend.
34 of 34 people found this review helpful:
This stuff is great!!!
By Adrianne on July 19, 2010
Please understand that roaches can travel through clothes,bags,purses,or even cars.I had recently let two friends move with me. Their car was infested with roaches and the home that they were living in before moving with me. Well wouldn't you know that after a month of them staying with me. I began to see roaches. And I keep my home very clean. It started to really get on my nerves. I was furious to the point where they had to leave. But to make a long story short. I put this Maxforce down with in 8 days I didn't see one roach. This stuff in great. I would suggest if you have a house purchase about 4 tubes. If you have a apartment 2 tubes. This stuff is the best. I will purchase this again. Thank you so much
The only one really works
By Weimin on July 23, 2014
I have tried many other products to kill the ranches, but this is the only one that really works. The only thing bothering me is that I need find the bodies and clean them.
THIS STUFF IS AMAZING !!!!!!!
By Ann on July 22, 2014
This by far is the best stuff for german cockroaches I have ever used for pest control. This is much better and cleaner the the powders and better than RAID. It's been only 2 weeks since I put the product out according to the instructions. I have not seen one roach, spider or any insects inside my home, I did pair this up with Suspend SC for the outside of my home. I 've even order some for my mother who really have a terrible roach problem
By Vincent on July 10, 2014
PRODUCT IS NOT WORKING VERY DISSAPOINTED,RECOMMENDED BY EXTERMINATER.
Works too good...
By Garret on July 7, 2014
It works too good. I'm not seeing anymore roaches but I'm not sure the cascade objective is being met. They may be dying too quick before infecting the young...
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
By Phillip on June 18, 2014
My infestation wasn't too bad to begin with, but after I followed the instructional video and put out the bait as recommended I never had a problem with seeing cock roaches in my apartment again. Would probably recommend about two bottles for an apartment-trust me it's worth it! Very easy to use, very effective and highly recommended!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful:
By Sharon on June 16, 2014
We have lived in our home for 40 years and never had a problem with these pests. Don't know how they got in. We almost called an exterminator until we saw this website and bought 4 tubes plus the bait gun and birth control. Our problem was only in the kitchen, mainly under the sink. Removed everything from all cabinets and applied. Within a couple days no pests. Waited to put all items back in cabinets to see how it worked. This product really worked for us and highly recommend.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
worth the money
By Kim on June 9, 2014
Wonderful product!!! kill almost 90 % of coach roaches just after 2 days.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
worth the money
By Kim on June 9, 2014
Wonderful product!!! kill almost 90 % of coach roaches just after 2 days.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
My experience severe (roach infestation)
By Kathleen on June 2, 2014
I always paid so much money for products that never took care of the problem. I had given up hope and thought I would have to live with the disgusting creatures forever but thank goodness for Max-force the little pests are gone thanks to this product when the roaches would come out in search of a bite to eat he would eat this and then there bellies would get really big and they would die! Hahaha I'm so glad I found this product it helped me reclaim my home! I bought $121 worth of product and applied in every room I applied as the product video said to apply! The only thing was because of the video said one complimentary plunger would be included with my order and it wasn't so buy it! It's Only $3 more or so and it would have beat using a pencil! Hahaha but this product was very effective! Buy it! It works great
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
By Tracy on June 2, 2014
I would look at the rating before I bought it , and after I got it I tried it out at my INLAWS house and the roaches went to it like it was candy and It killed them , I really like this and if you have roaches then you need to buy your self a tube of this , it really works this don't play around , and I really like doing business with (do my own pest control)they are great
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March 21, 2011 Patricia asked:
QWe have a large roach infestation in an empty house. What should we use?
I have German Roaches in my rental property. We have thrown out the refrigerator and stove. There is nothing left in the house. We have bombed with 3 different types and still have them rain down on us when we open the front door. They are collecting in the upper corners of rooms and on any door that remains shut they get on the top. I have bought new appliances but cannot put them in until the roaches are gone. Please help. We are in Orlando, Fl.
AMost bug bombs do not leave a residual behind so it will only kill the roaches that are out in the open when the bomb is set off. Before starting a roach treatment program you must thoroughly sanitize the house. Even the best insecticides on the market cannot overcome poor sanitation. You must use products that will leave an active residual behind and products that will eliminate roaches where they hide. You will need to use 3 products together to eliminate roaches. You will need to use an insecticide such as Cy-Kick CS mixed with an insect growth regulator such as Gentrol IGR around door frames, window frames, baseboards, under and behind appliances and counters and any other cracks or crevice where roaches harbor. The other product you will need is a roach bait gel such as Maxforce FC Magnum. Place the bait gel in areas where insecticide sprays would not be appropriate, such as in cracks and crevices on counter tops, in cabinets, in drawers, around sinks and in cupboards. It is important to remember that a large roach infestation did not pop up over night and it will not go away over night. It can take several months to get rid of a large infestation.
August 26, 2009 Sharon asked:
QHow do you use the Maxforce FC Magnum in the reservoir if it does not come with a plunger?
AThe actual box of Maxforce FC Magnum does not come with a plunger, but we provide one with every order free of charge for you to push the gel out. We also sell the plungers individually if you would like additional units. If you happen to lose the plunger that comes with your order, you can always use your finger or a highlighter marker to advance the gel out of the tube.
July 27, 2011 Jeff asked:
QHow can I get roaches out of my electronics?
I have roaches in some of my electronics, some newer stuff, still under a warranty, and don't want to void it by opening it up. For example a Playstation 3. What is the best thing to do to get them out of there?
AYou can place a roach bait gel such as Maxforce FC Magnum on a piece of tin foil or plastic wrap and set it on and under the electronics. The roaches should be attracted to the gel, eat it and this will help kill the roaches. It will not stop them from dying in the device however. You could also surround the device with insect glueboards to trap the roaches as they leave to feed. Unfortunately there is nothing that we can recommend to spray into electronics because of the chance something could be damaged.
June 12, 2010 Gregor asked:
QWhat is the best bait brand for Roaches?
I treat local stores in my area. For example Dunkin Donuts and average Pizza place etc. I have tried using Talstar 1 but does not seem to get rid of the roaches and i keep getting call backs. So i was wondering which gel bait would be the best to use for my situation. Thanks a lot for taking your time out and sparing your knowledge to me and others.
AWe would recommend baiting very heavily using Maxforce FC Magnum roach gel. Small dabs in a ton of places is the key. In addition you should use Gentrol Point Source, which is an IGR which will prevent the roaches from maturing and reproducing which in turn will slow down the life cycle and the numbers of small roaches you are dealing with. You should use both the gel and the gentrol point source in places off of the ground. Around the floor area and underneath things you should apply Phantom liquid which is a non-repellent product that roaches can pick up when they walk over it and transfer it to other roaches in hiding areas that you cannot reach, like inside wall voids. The use of these three key products should start to knock down large numbers of roaches unless there is some major sanitation issues that have not been corrected. Obviously any food or water sources that are not cleaned up and taken care of will prolong the problem indefinitely. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
November 11, 2011
Heather from Bells,tx asked:
QDo cat litter boxes attract German roaches?
ACat litter boxes that are not cleaned daily could indeed attract roaches. Be sure to follow the instructions on the litter product that you choose to learn how frequently you should change the litter.
February 13, 2014
Joel from Brooklyn, Ny asked:
QWe need help choosing DIY pro exterminating products for infestation... Brooklyn, NY
We have been looking for DIY pro exterminating products. We exterminated 2 years ago due to a nasty neighbor who had an infestation. Spent a grip and recommended to neighbor to get exterminated. Now infestation seems to be back due to new neighbor moving in, in December. We noticed all kinds: oblong shaped, rounded, light brown, dark brown, tiny to smaller size. 2 days in a row we noticed large black (2 sightings) it driving my wife nuts. She is constantly wiping and cleaning. Highest occurrence in the kitchen which is lined up next to neighbor on left by floor plan. We are stuck on what brand to buy. Max force or Vendetta. Our house is attached on both sides by neighbor houses. It's winter and snow everywhere so exterior spraying not suitable right now. Last time exterminator used a light brown gel which worked great. Please Help!
A To treat a roach infestation you want to use Maxforce Fc Magnum. We also recommend using Gentrol Point Source to break down the reproductive cycle. Please see our roach control page. To put up a barrier around your home you want to also use a crack and crevice spray like Phantom.
December 5, 2013
Joyce from Albany, New York asked:
QHow long before you have reapply the Maxforce gel?
My landlord used it in my apt, I was impressed by how fast it worked and it's still working. I love your product!
October 14, 2013
A from Michigan asked:
QIf a human touches this roach bait by accident, what are the consequences?
I have a roommate that just put roach bait in our apartment and he stated that if a human so much as briefly touches it they will die immediately. There are 5 of us living here, two small dogs, and a few cats. Can you please confirm or deny that information and give me the correct information? Please and thank you!
A While we cannot comment on the particular product that your roommate applied we will say that with roach baits they are safe to use around pets and people when applied as directed on the product label. A human or pet would have to physically consume a large portion of the bait for it to have an effect on them.
October 2, 2013
Karen from Selden Ny asked:
QCan I spray Gentrol in areas where Max Force Magnum has been applied?
A It is true that you cannot spray insecticide and IGRs in the same exact places as you apply bait gels, but you can apply both products in the same rooms. Sprays such as the Gentrol IGR will be applied low around baseboards and under appliances and under and behind cabinets. Baits will be applied high, inside cabinets, on counters and around sinks and in drawers
September 30, 2013
Danica from New York, Ny asked:
QRoach bait gel safe for cats: Which brand is best?
Hi, I have a persistant roach problem (German) in my wood furniture and I would like to purchase the syringe-type bait dispenser product -- which is best (I live with a cat, so I want it to be as safe as possible). Thank you so much!
A We recommend using Maxforce FC Magnum to treat for German Roaches among other types of roaches. Maxforce FC Magnum is the newest and fastest-acting roach bait ever by Maxforce. Maxforce Magnum is for use only as a spot or crack and crevice treatment for the indoor control of Cockroaches in residential areas and only in areas inaccessible to children and pets. You should place small dots of bait every 10-12 inches in kitchens and bathrooms directly in cracks and crevices on and under counter tops, in cabinets, cupboards, drawers and food pantries, around dishwashers, refrigerators, sinks, pipes and baseboards. Do not place bait on food prep surfaces or in places that you will frequently touch or in places that are frequently washed. You can also use Maxforce Magnum in other rooms in cracks and crevices if you are seeing roach activity in those areas.
September 20, 2013
Micah from Nc asked:
QHow much Maxforce FC Magnum goes in a Plate Station?
How much of this do I put inside a plate station?
September 9, 2013
Xian from Lehigh Acres Fl asked:
QDo you have any kind product that will kill roach's fast?
I am property manager, I already try lot of different stuff, some work kill the roach but not perfect, I try spray a lot when tenant move out, but still lot of roach, do you have any other kind that kill fast for roaches?
Yes, you can use a product called 565 Plus and flush out the cracks and crevices. Then you can use a product like Maxforce Magnum Roach bait in and around kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms. With Maxforce Magnum you get five times the fipronil, plus a new technology called ContactX(TM) which kills roaches by contact as well as ingestion. That combined with Maxforce Magnum's irresistible formulation that attracts even the most finicky roaches, and you've got the next generation in roach killer bait gel. Please see the video on the Maxforce Magnum page for instruction on Roach Gel bait application.
August 20, 2013
Paul from Far Rockaway, Ny asked:
QWhat is the shelf life of Maxforce FC Magnum? When should the gel be reapplied?
A Maxforce FC Magnum has a one year shelf life if stored away from extreme temperatures. Maxforce FC Magnum should be reapplied every 2 weeks. Any gel that was previously applied should be cleaned (sometimes it may be necessary to scrap away any gel that has become hard on the surface) and dried prior to applying the fresh bait.
July 17, 2013
Denice from Los Angeles, Ca asked:
QHow is Maxforce Magnum applied?
my problem is under the fridge
To apply Maxforce Magnum, you want to make green pea sized applications. Places to put a tiny dab of roach gel are places where roaches can sometimes congregate. Common areas for roaches to hide are: hinges of door frames, around the door frame, along the side and underneath of any cabinets against the walls (tiny crack where they meet the wall), inside corners of cabinets and drawers, underneath the lip of the counter top every 8 to 10 inches, corners of window frames, behind and underneath any appliances fridge, microwaves, etc. You can alos check out our application video on the product page.
March 2, 2012
Netta from Orlando, Florida asked:
QWhat is the difference between Maxforce FC baits & Maxforce baits other than the effective main ingredient?
Which is better for severe roach infestations?
Maxforce FC Magnum has the fastest knockdown and is usually selected as part of a roach control program when there is a severe infestation. Maxforce FC and Maxforce Select are pretty much the same exact product, just in different sized tubes. Maxforce Pro contains an active ingredient that works a bit more slowly than the other Maxforce baits but this does allow it to spread more thoroughly through the roach population. We recommend using the Maxforce Magnum in conjunction with a strong insecticide like the Demon WP and also an Insect Growth Regulator such as Gentrol IGR. This combination of products will help you get a fast wipe out of the infestation. Keep all spray applications down low around baseboards, under appliances and around window and door frames. Keep all baits up high by placing small dots of bait every 10-12 inches directly in cracks and crevices on and under counter tops, in cabinets, cupboards, drawers and food pantries, around dishwashers, refrigerators, sinks, pipes. Do not spray the same exact area where you bait.