Tandem Insecticide is a powerful combination of thiamethoxam and lambda-cyhalothrin. Tandem Insecticide uses the combination of the two active ingredients to provide fast knock down and residual control of more than 90 pests. Use Tandem both indoors and outdoors from "cupboard to curb" in commercial, residential, and food-handling areas. Unique to Syngenta is iCAP microencapsulation technology providing the active ingredients protection against environmental conditions by using different sized capsules.
Tandem also provides systemic control of pests in plants using the active thiamethoxam. This active moves quickly into leaves where honeydew producing pests like aphids, scales, and whiteflies feed killing those pests and in turn limiting the supply of food for other pests such as ants.
|Active Ingredient:||Thiamethoxam - 11.6% Lambda-cyhalothrin - 3.5%|
|Target pests:||More than 90 pests, including ants, beetles, caterpillars, cockroaches, fleas and ticks, flying insects, mites, mosquitoes, wasps, honeydew-producing insects, wood-destroying insects, and more. In addition to perimeter pests, Tandem also has a full turf label to control grubs, chinch bugs, fire ants, cutworms, and other ornamental pest insects.|
|For use in:||For use in, on, and around buildings and structures for the control of listed pests, including on lawns, ornamental trees, and shrubs around residential, institutional, public, commercial, and industrial buildings, and in parks, recreational areas, and athletic fields.|
|Application:||Tandem is approved for indoor use in residential, commercial and foodhandling areas as a spot, crack-and-crevice, or void treatment. Outdoors, Tandem can be applied as perimeter spray, spot, crack-and-crevice or void treatment.|
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed.|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||CA, NY|
Tandem provides a convenient solution to a broad range of pests allowing you to use just one product in mulitple locations.
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8 of 9 people found this review helpful:
not for uneducated use
By Brandon on September 13, 2013
The poor reviews on this product are based on lack of knowledge and understanding of the chemical and molecular properties of tandem. Tandem is demand CS with an added insecticide. THERE IS NO "CURE-ALL" SPRAY! Spray means nothing. Application and procedure is what matters most. The "smell" is very, very minimal. Like a weak paint thinner. The smell is the detergent in the chemical known as an emulsifier. That allows the oils of the product to bind with water. Before applying ANY chemical to ANYTHING regarding bed bugs, you MUST at LEAST consult information provided by universities such as Perdue, Kentucky, and the like . You MUST also be patient, for the insect has 5 cycles in life. Tandem is an excellent product. Top grade. Pest control has become indescribably better thanks to syngenta, Zoecon, and Bayer. I'd throw BASF in there, but they didn't produce termidor. They bought it from bayer
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By Herbie on May 13, 2013
Not good bad smell and still have bugs very expensive would not recommend it
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By Tom on June 9, 2013
Used it for Ants, Aphids, various Grubs, Spiders, Wasps, Roaches, Bed Bugs as part of an integrated approach. Excellent results.
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By Jeremy on September 3, 2013
I do pestcontrole every day and so far its been great.
By Scott on September 29, 2013
I just started to use this product. So far I like it. My customers don't smell it, easy to use and I get few call backs..
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April 1, 2013Brian from Albany Ga asked:
QHow does Tandem do on treating Mosquitos? How does it compare to Talstar p?
ATandem is a brand new product but it is showing promise as a mosquito control product. Because it is so new we don't have any comparison information for you at this point. Talstar P is still the most commonly used product for mosquito control. Most pros choose to mix it with Nyguard IGR to sterilize the adults so they cannot lay eggs before they die after coming into contact with treated areas.
February 6, 2014Nick from Fl asked:
QHow long does Tandem last outdoors?
How long does it last outdoors? Does the stronger rate make it last longer?
ATandem will hold like most other insecticides outdoors which is anywhere from 30-90 days depending on the elements in the area and how they effect it. The stronger rate on the label will provide a quicker knockdown for heavier infestations and can help provide a stronger product for longer on the surface.
April 30, 2013Donnie from Montgomery Texas asked:
QHow well does Tandem work on controlling mesquitos in the yard and in mulch?
ATandem works awesome in treating Mosquitos in yards and mulch. It is microencapsulated so the active ingredient is protected from the outside elements, therefore offering a more successful kill. It is also specifically labeled for use indoors and out, in lawns, shrubs, etc.
October 4, 2013Yvette from Kingwood Texas asked:
QCan Tandem be used in the attic?
We have a pest company come out and spray but we have a large tree near the house and I think the roaches come in from the attic. I see dead roaches outside but see live ones in the house(large tree roaches).
ATandem is labeled to be applied in the attic following the instructions on the product label. Please take a moment to read over our article on General Home Pest Control to help prevent these roaches from getting inside.
October 7, 2013Terri from Sublette, Ks asked:
QHad Tandem applied by a professional and have had nothing but watering eyes, headaches, burning nose.No one kn
AWe recommend that you seek medical attention. I included the MSDS sheet for Tandem below. You may also contact the manufacturer of the product. Sygenta 1-866-796-4368.