Suspend SC Insecticide is a suspended concentrate containing Deltamethrin. Suspend SC's broad label includes the control of ants (Suspend makes an effective ant spray killer), spiders, roaches, flies, mosquitoes, fleas, wasps and hornets, centipedes, millipedes, pantry pests, silverfish, bedbugs, beetles and more. Suspend SC leaves a clear residual on surfaces that keeps on killing pests for up to 3 months. Suspend SC Insecticide is an EXCELLENT general purpose perimeter pesticide for use both indoors and outdoors. 16 oz.
|Active Ingredient:||Deltamethrin 4.75%|
|Target pests:||ants, bed bugs, spiders, pantry pests, silverfish, fleas, roaches, mosquitoes and more!|
|For use in:||Indoors and outdoors, including food handling areas|
|Pet safe:||yes, when dry|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||Can not be shipped to NY, AK,CT. New York must use an aerosol or Sterifab for bed bug insecticide.|
How to Use Suspend SC
How Suspend SC Works
SUSPEND® SC Insecticide with DeltaGard offers the benefits of deltamethrin in a concentrated suspension of pure micro-crystals. The micro-crystals give Suspend SC a long residual (up to 3 months), and instead of being absorbed into porous materials, they stay on the surface. As a result, insects continue to contact them long after the insecticide has been applied. Yet Suspend SC leaves no visible residue, has virtually no odor, and won't clog spray equipment.
Suspend SC is a residual concentrate in the synthetic pyrethroid family of insecticides. The active ingredient Deltamethrin kills by acting as a high-power poison to the insect's central nervous system. Once poisoned, the insect’s nerve cells become excited, causing paralysis and eventual death. Suspend SC is diluted with water and applied with a sprayer. Once the product has dried, pests easily pick up the millions of microscopic particles left behind, and the active ingredient kills by contact and ingestion. Though Suspend SC is deadly to insects, it is very gentle on people and pets, when used properly, and is labeled for outdoor and indoor crack and crevice use.
The formulation of Suspend SC is a Suspended Concentrate, meaning finely ground particles of the active ingredient are suspended in water. Suspend SC has no additional solvents, but it does contain surfactants to help suspend the solid particles and biocides to prevent microbial growth and extend the shelf life.
Suspend SC Target Pests
Suspend SC controls a wide variety of crawling, flying, turf, and ornamental pests found in and around households, including, but not limited to, ants, bed bugs, beetles, boxelder bugs, chinch bugs, fleas, mosquitos, pantry pests, roaches, and spiders.
PESTS CONTROLLED WITH Suspend SC: Adelgids, angoumois grain moths, annual bluegrass weevil, ants, aphids, armyworms, azalea lace bugs, bagworms, bees, bed bugs, black turfgrass ataenius, boxelder bugs, cankerworms, cardamom thrips, carpenter ants, carpet beetles, cecid flies, centipedes, chiggers, chinch bugs, cigarette beetles, cockroaches, crickets, cutworms, elm leaf beetles, elm spanworms, European pine sawflies, fall webworms, firebrats, fleas, flea beetles, flies (including stable, house, cluster, and horseflies), flour beetles, fungus gnats, gnats, grain weevils, grain mites, grasshoppers, greenstriped mapleworm, ground beetles, gypsy moth, hornets, imported willow leaf beetles, indian meal moths, Japanese beetles (adults), June beetles (adults), killer bees, lace bugs, leafhoppers, leaf-feeding caterpillars, leaf rollers, leaf skeletonizers, lesser grain borers, lice, loopers, mealybugs, mediterranean flour moths, merchant grain beetles, midges, millipedes, mimosa webworms, mites (suppression only), mole crickets, mosquitoes, moths, multicolored asian lady beetle, orangestriped oakworms, pantry pests, pharaoh ants, pillbugs, pine shoot beetles, pine tip moths, pinyon spindlegall midges, plant bugs, redhumped caterpillar, red imported fire ants, sawfly larvae, saw-toothed grain beetles, scale insects (crawlers), scorpions, silverfish, sod webworms, sowbugs, spanworms, spiders, spider mites, springtails, tent caterpillars, ticks, termites (formosan and Eastern subterranean- localized control only), wasps, webworms, wood-infesting insects, yellow-jackets, yellownecked caterpillar
Target Uses of Suspend SC
Suspend SC is a versatile insecticide approved for a wide variety of uses including indoor and outdoor, residential, industrial, and institutional applications. It's even approved for use in restaurants and other places where food is manufactured, processed or served. Outdoors, it can be applied to turf grass and landscape ornamentals. It's highly effective against many important pests from ants and cockroaches to spiders, scorpions and bedbugs.
ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Deltamethrin 4.75%
Suspend SC Application Instructions
*Suspend SC is a liquid insecticide concentrate which must be diluted with water and applied with a sprayer.
*It is best to shake your Suspend SC container a few times before dispensing, in case of any settling of solids.
* Treatments may be applied at 21-day intervals, or as necessary, to maintain adequate control.
* Treat specific areas that insects inhabit or where they are frequently found.
* Use 0.25 to 1.5 fluid ounces of SUSPEND® SC in one gallon of water and apply to adequately cover 1,000 sq. ft. Under conditions of severe pest infestations, when quick knockdown and/or longer residual control is desired, use 1 gallon of 0.06% per 1,000 sq. ft.
* When diluting, it is recommended to add approximately half the water to the spray tank, then add the proper amount of Suspend SC in accordance with the rates in the appropriate proportion. Agitate, then add the remaining water slowly to avoid excess foam. Thoroughly agitate the sprayer before using to insure proper suspension.
* If spraying is interrupted when using a backpack or handheld spray equipment, reinvert sprayer before use.
***ALWAYS READ THE PRODUCT LABEL COMPLETELY BEFORE USE***
1 Pint (16 oz.) of Suspend SC concentrate yields 10-64 gallons of finished solution, depending on mixing rate used. 1 Gallon (128 oz) of concentrate yields 85 to over 500 gallons of finished solution. One gallon of finished solution should cover approximately 1,000 square feet.
Standard Application Dilution rates / Mixing Ratios for Suspend SC:
*0.25-0.75 fl. oz. (7.5-22.7mL)/gal. of water – 0.01%-0.03% - maintenance or preventative treatments; smaller pests such as ants, fleas, pantry pests, and silverfish
*0.75-1.5 fl. oz. (22.7-45.4mL)/gal. of water – 0.03%-0.06% - cleanout treatments, heavier infestations, longer residual control; tougher pests such as cockroaches, spiders, bed bugs, and mosquitoes
*1.5 fl. oz. (45.4mL)/gal. of water – 0.06% - Termites (localized control only)
*0.75 fl. oz. (22.7mL)/gal. of water – 0.03% - Carpenter ants
Suspend SC is for use in the following areas:
Residential, industrial, and institutional control in and around households and other structures; commercial and residential turf and landscape ornamental plants; non-food and non-feed areas of Aircraft (cargo only), Apartment buildings, Bakeries, Bottling facilities, Breweries, Buses, Cafeterias, Candy plants, Canneries, Dairy product processing plants, Food manufacturing plants, Food processing plants, Food service establishments, Granaries & grain mills, Hospitals, Hotels, Houses, Industrial buildings, Installations, Kitchens, Laboratories, Mausoleums, Meat, poultry & egg processing & packaging plants, Mobile & motor homes, Nursing homes, Offices, Railcars, Restaurants, Schools, Ships & vessels, Trailers, Trucks, Warehouses, Wineries; carports, garages, storage sheds, unoccupied horse stables and pet kennels; athletic fields, recreational areas, residential landscapes, parks
Suspend SC may be applied as a crack and crevice or spot treatment in residential buildings and structures. Use 0.25-0.75 fl. oz./gal. of water for most treatments. Treat where pests are found or normally occur, such as around floors, baseboards, expansion joints, around water and sewer pipes, and voids formed by equipment or appliances. For spot applications, use a low pressure system with a fan-type nozzle to apply spot treatments. Do not treat entire floor, carpet or floor covering. Do not apply as a space spray. Application to furniture should be restricted to areas where prolonged contact by humans will not occur.
Suspend SC Insecticide can be converted to a foam and the foam used to treat structural voids to control insect and arthropod pests in walls, under slabs or in other void areas.
Bed bugs – Remove linens and wash before reuse. Apply to mattresses as a spot treatment, especially tufts, folds, and edges until moist. Apply to the interior of the frame. Allow to dry before remaking bed. We do not recommend Suspend SC as the sole treatment for bed bugs - instead it is recommended to use a variety of bed bug control products. There is also a high risk of resistance when using Suspend SC for bedbug treatment. See Get Rid of Bed Bugs for complete treatment recommendations.
Carpet Beetles, Fleas and Ticks – A total integrated pest management program is recommended. It is suggested that infested areas be thoroughly vacuumed prior to treatment. These areas include all carpet, upholstered furniture, baseboards and other indoor areas frequented by pets. The vacuum cleaner bag should be discarded in an outdoor trash container upon completion. Pet bedding should be cleaned or replaced. Apply Suspend SC Insecticide as a uniform coarse low-pressure spot or crack and crevice treatment to areas where these pests normally inhabit. Care should be taken to limit spot treatments to pet bedding and its surrounding area, infested floor coverings and pest habitats. Do not treat entire area of floor, carpet or floor coverings. Do not apply as a space spray. Restrict applications to furniture where no prolonged contact by humans will occur. Do not allow people or pets to contact treated areas until spray has dried. This product can be used with an Insect Growth Regulator (IGR). Effective flea control includes controlling the source of flea infestations. This can require treatment of pets with a product registered by EPA for such use and treating outside areas frequented by pets. Suspend SC Insecticide can also be applied out-of-doors for flea control. Do NOT treat pets with this product.
Use Suspend SC Insecticide to control outdoor pests by application as either a perimeter treatment, residual spray or broadcast application to lawns, grounds, and ornamental plantings.
For residual control, apply Suspend SC as a coarse low-pressure spray at the rate of 0.75 to 1.5 fl. oz./gal. of water to surfaces of buildings, porches, screens, window frames, eaves, patios, refuse dumps, garages, and lawns.
*1 Gallon of finished solution will generally cover 1,000 square feet when using a hand pump sprayer for spot or perimeter treatments.
Fire ants - Apply Suspend SC Insecticide as a drench. Dilute 1.5 fl oz per one gallon of water. Gently sprinkle 1 to 2 gallons of the diluted insecticide over the surface of each mound and surrounding area to a 2-foot diameter. For best results, apply in cool weather, 65 to 80°F or in early morning or late evening hours. Treat new mounds as they appear. Pressurized sprays may disturb the ants and cause migration, reducing product effectiveness.
Turfgrass applications – Uniform coverage is essential. Apply Suspend SC as a broadcast application using a conventional hydraulic boom-type sprayer or similar suitable equipment using a minimum of 2 gallons of water per 1000 square feet and 0.4 to 0.9 fl. oz./1000 sq. ft. (17.5 to 39 oz. per Acre). Delay irrigation or mowing for 24 hours after application for surface feeders such as cutworms and webworms. For sub-surface feeders such as mole crickets, irrigate with 0.25 to 0.5 inch of water immediately after application.
Ornamantel pests – Apply 4 to 8 fl. oz. per 100 gallons of water. Apply when pests become evident. Thorough coverage is required for best results. Apply with sufficient water to ensure coverage of upper and lower leaf surfaces.
See complete product label for additional instructions on outdoor applications.
Suspend SC Features
- Pet safe when dry
- Virtually no odor or staining
- Low mixing rate is economical
- Labeled for applications in food-handling establishments
- Convenient squeeze and pour container makes measuring and mixing easy
- Will not damage plants, plastics, fabrics, or other surfaces where water alone causes no damage
- Broad pest and application site label makes Suspend SC an extremely versatile and popular product!
- Suspend SC Insecticide may be tank-mixed with other currently registered pesticides unless expressly prohibited by the product label.
- Best applied with a hand pump sprayer like the Chapin 1 gallon pump sprayer
- Allow at least 30 minutes after application before allowing pets or children into treatment area. For best results, allow 24 hours after outdoor application before expected rainfall or watering. Some applications may require irrigation.
- Store out of direct sunlight and extreme temperatures for maximum shelf life. We recommend using your product within 3 years of purchase.
- More frequent applications may be needed on concrete or similar porous surfaces.
- Shake Suspend SC before dispensing in case of any settling out of the solids. Any separation does not adversely affect efficacy of the product as long as the container is shaken before dispensing.
- Not labeled for use on edible vegetation
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104 of 115 people found this review helpful:
Suspends the bugs
By Retired on October 27, 2008
Yes, that is right, Suspend SC suspends the bugs. It is so easy to apply and has no smell to it. I am glad to have found this website so I could do my own exterminating. If you can wash your hands or make a sandwich you can apply these chemicals. Make sure you buy a good pump sprayer at least as good as the one on this website for around $49. The first application will pay for itself. No more expensive visits from these so called professionals. Take it from me, retired early, I did not retire early by spending all my money. Good luck.
74 of 75 people found this review helpful:
By Doyle on June 8, 2007
Before spraying with Suspend SC, both my home and the homes around me were infested badly with roaches, spiders, ants and centipedes. After spraying the perimeter of my home and the inside with Suspend SC, I was sweeping up roaches, centipedes and spiders by the hundreds for about three days. then I would find roaches and centipedes that had tried to cross the boundaries I had treated. They would die within about six feet of crossing it. I would recommend it for the novice or for the professional over all other products. I would recommend all the products from this company as excellent.
72 of 81 people found this review helpful:
This product works!
By AJ on October 9, 2008
We live in a valley that is also backed by woods. I just ordered Suspend SC this year to use for asian beetles. Every year since we moved into our older house they would come about this time (the first couple weeks of october) and they literally cover the outside of our home. They get into everything, our laundry, light fixtures, food, etc. They stink and stain everything. The only way we could do anything was by vacuuming them. But I told my husband I wasn't ruining another $500 vacuum because of this problem anymore. I did some research and found this site (sooo glad) because a few days ago we sprayed the entire outside of the house, especially the windows. As I sit here right now typing, there are no lady bugs entering my house! Last year at this time I would already have my vacuum out. I went outside and looked on the house and there are hardly any landing on the spray, and those that do seem to be dying quickly. I cannot thank this site enough. I am deadly afraid of spiders and get them bad in my basement as well, but after reading other reviews I guess I won't be worry about those either!
51 of 56 people found this review helpful:
Best I have ever used!
By William on April 28, 2006
Fleas, roaches, wasps, carpenter bees, ants, etc. etc. Suspend SC is the best I have ever used!!
45 of 48 people found this review helpful:
By Dave on August 22, 2008
I bought a place in the woods and the spiders were very bad in my basement. My wife said I needed to do something or the washing was not going to get done (washer and dryer in basement). So I tried Suspend SC and the results are outstanding. It's like a bad massacre. The bugs don't have a chance. Suspend is the best at a good price.
great on spiders and ants so far
By Phil on September 15, 2014
It does not appear to kill spiders on contact. After I sprayed the area, we later saw dead spiders and no more new webs. This was one of the main reasons for this purchase, seems to do the trick.
YES. IT WORKS
By Roland on September 13, 2014
Says and does exactly what IT said. Extremely HAPPY.
By George on September 10, 2014
My last order was to replace products that were used up from my first order, five years ago. This product has the very same ingrediants that our pest control man used. Therefore, why pay somebody to spray. My house is 3300 square feet and it takes me about ten minutes to spray once a month or more often as needed. No stains or mess. The next day, hundreds of bugs are dead around the house. It is also good for spraying rock areas for ants. Thanks!!!
By Nilda on September 10, 2014
All went smoothy and received quick, and the product is working fabulos !
By David on September 9, 2014
this stuff really works!!!!!!!!!!. Ihave apts and spray once a month. I use it for roaches and can see results either immediately or comments made by tenants. Order was recv'd quick with very little down time
By Frank on September 9, 2014
I have used this product for a number of years. It is a safe and effective control item. It works best when used in moderation but on a routine timely schedule. I have a large yard and many flowers, plus a fish pond. It is useful in and around the home, and safe around pets, just give the spray about an hour to dry before exposing any person or animal to direct contact. It is important to maintain a schedule; you will find it worth the effort.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
By Butch on September 2, 2014
I have been using Suspend SC for about 15 years and have had nothing but fantastic results. It is easy to mix and use, takes no special equipment and cleans up nicely. It is pet friendly, is odor free and safe as soon as it dries. I have been recommending it to family and friends with no complaints and lots of appreciation.
Nothing worked that I used except for this
By Rudy on August 26, 2014
My brother recommended it to me to take care of some bed bugs I was having with some tenants. Worked like a charm, and service of product was great :)
By Peggyw on August 25, 2014
My son was introduced to the product by one of his co-workers and it was the best recommendation ever. No worries with the product safety; you can use it just about anywhere and it does a great job of controlling pests. It is the only product we now use.
A Potent Product
By Jim on August 24, 2014
This might be a bit premature as ants are unpredictable but after just 1 thorough application around and under my house, the little monsters have diminished and disappeared completely within the space of two weeks. As I said this might be a premature evaluation but so far so good.
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August 9, 2010 Doug asked:
QHow much Suspend SC do I mix in a 2 gallon sprayer for exterior residential application?
AYou should use 1 ounce of Suspend SC for each gallon of water for general pest control outdoors.
April 23, 2010 R asked:
QWhat is the shelf life of Suspend SC and Demand CS?
I see no expiration date on my bottles of Talstar, Suspend SC and Demand CS. What is the shelf life on these products?
ATalstar P, Suspend SC and Demand CS have a shelf life of about 3-5 years from the date of purchase. They should be stored in a place where they are protected from over heating, freezing and direct sunlight to ensure the longest shelf life possible.
October 23, 2009 Crystal asked:
QI have small children and want to use Suspend SC for spider control in my home. Is it safe?
AYes, Suspend SC and all of our products are safe as long as you follow the instructions on the product label. When mixed with water, these products are only strong enough to kill small insects. You should keep all children and pets out of the room while you are treating. Use common sense when applying, you obviously do not want to spray on any toys or around pets food and water bowls. Wait 30 minutes for product to dry, then it is perfectly safe for children and pets to re-enter the room.
May 24, 2010 Dan asked:
QHow long can Suspend SC be stored for after mixing?
After mixing Suspend SC, can the unused portion in the sprayer be stored for a period of time?
AMost sprayer manufacturers warn against storing insecticides inside the sprayer. Storing liquids (even plain water) inside the sprayer can cause the rubber components to deteriorate quickly and make the sprayer inoperable. Only mix exactly what you can use and discard any left over solution and thoroughly rinse the sprayer after each use.
January 24, 2010 Maureen asked:
QCan I spray Suspend SC on anything inside the house?
I'm trying to get rid of what I am assuming to be bed bugs, but may be some other type of small insect that is biting at night. I am assuming and hoping that this product can get rid of whatever it is. Can I spray Suspend SC on anything inside the house? Where and on what can I spray this product?
ASuspend SC can applied to mattresses, especially tufts, folds, and edges until moist. You should also apply to the interior of the frame. Allow to dry before remaking bed. Also, you would want to treat around the perimeter of the room, baseboards, feet of the bed, etc. You may want to try one of our Bed Bug Kits which have a variety of products which are proven to treat bed bugs.
May 27, 2014
Larry from Villanova, Pennsylvania asked:
QWill Suspend SC protect against carpenter bees when sprayed on Cedar
I built a cedar pergola and carpenter bees have shown interest in it. Can I spray the pergola with Suspend SC to protect? If yes, how often should I reapply? The pergola does get direct sun in Pennsylvania.
Suspend SC will treat for Carpenter bees. Since it is in direct sunlight, we recommend Suspend Polyzone which has a stronbger polymer to stand up to UV rays and create a lower release of active ingredient. You would want to reapply once every 2-3 months.
May 23, 2014
Glen from Sherman, Ct asked:
QPond water as carrier
Will Suspend SC still be effective if you use a pond or lake as the water source for mixing. Is there usually too much organic material or ph issues that will render solution useless? If okay, approximately how long can you store the mixed solution before it becomes useless?
A Pond water should be absolutely fine for you to use to mix the Suspend SC with when treating around your home and the water ph should not cause any problems. You only want to mix up what you plan to use as anything mixed needs to be used with 24-48 hours after being combined.
May 22, 2014
Dennis from York Sc asked:
QRecently purchased Suspend SC from you. I find the mixing instructions a bit overwhelming. What is a good mix for general use and perimeter protection?
A Suspend SC can be mixed at 1.5 fl oz per gallon of water per 1,000 sq ft for a great residual solution on the exterior.
May 22, 2014
Rick from Mooresville North Carolina asked:
QWhat kills flying ants?
How do you get rid of giant black flying ants?
A The winged flying ants will usually die in short order on their own because they are not able to fly off and secure a new nesting area for themselves. If you want to speed along the process you can use Microcare, a pyrethrin based aerosol. You should note that winged ants indoors most likely indicates an ant infestation somewhere in the home or under the home. You should carefully inspect the bathroom and try to find where the ants are emerging. You may even try to get a trail to start by placing a notecard with a dab of peanut butter and a dab of honey. Do NOT disturb the ant trail. By getting the ants to start a trail you will be able to figure out where the ants are entering into the bathroom and you will be able to directly treat the area with a product like Phantom or with ant baits. Please take a few minutes to read our article Getting rid of ants to learn more.
May 21, 2014
Liza from Antioch, Ca asked:
QIs there a product that can help me with spiders and roaches, and all those little creatures in my home?
I am looking for something i can do at home to keep those little guys to a minimum, i have a toddler and I would like to keep her safe. we do have some spiders here and there and some roaches in the kitchen once in a while. we are also noticing some earwigs also. Thank you.
May 17, 2014
Rusty from Rhode Island asked:
QCan Suspend SC be use in a hose end sprayer?
can i put suspend in a hose end sprayer set the rate on the sprayer and use it
A Yes, Suspend SC can be applied into a hose end sprayer. Please refer to the product label for full instructions on application indoors and out as well as for the mixing instructions for the pest you are treating.
May 6, 2014
Jesse from Presque Isle, Maine asked:
QHow much Suspend SC do I use for a 1 liter pressure sprayer?
You would use .25 oz Suspend SC per liter of water.
May 4, 2014
Chris from Pembroke Pines, Fla asked:
QWhich are your two top effective proven products to kill and control millipedes?
They are all over the outside walls especially at nights-in multitudes.
A Suspend SC would be great for Millipedes. It dries clear and has a 2 month residual
April 25, 2014
Sue from Illinois asked:
QI am not sure if I am trying to treat silverfish or springtails insects. Is Suspend sc good for both?
My home holds alot of moisture and I find these insects on siding of house, near air conditioner, in sink, in between cracks of cincrete, moist, dark areas, and occasionally through vents of my home. What is the best solution. I currently am using Suspend SC. Help?
A Suspend SC is a great product and will treat for both Springtails and Silverfish. We would recommend having the pest identified, because there are baits that can be used for Springtails. If you can take a clear pictire, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
April 21, 2014
Brian from Citrus Heights, Ca asked:
I have been using Suspend SC but this year I have small ants that seem to be coming from the ground and trees. What is most effective for these? There looks like small mud mounds in the area, they must have a hotel underground.
A Suspend SC is still one of the best ants sprays on the market. Suspend can be sprayed as a broadcast or spot treatment on the lawn, on bushes, shrubs, trees and as a perimeter treatment around the foundation of your home. It is difficult to identify the specie of ant that you have without having a visual of the ant available. Please call us at 866-581-7378 for further assistance identifying the ant specie if needed.