How much is Talstar insecticide per gallon?

Answer: The Talstar P product label allows you to use 0.5 fl oz – 1 fl oz per gallon of water for indoor and outdoor spraying. We recommend using the 1 fl oz per gallon of water usage rate for the fastest knockdown and longest lasting residual.

How long will talstar last?

The manufacturer gives Talstar P a shelf life of 3 years as long as you keep the top on the bottle and you do not store it in direct sunlight or in extreme temperatures.

Is Bifen better than talstar?

Answer: Talstar P and Bifen IT are essentially the same product but made by different manufacturers. Bifen IT is the low cost, generic version of Talstar with the same efficiency. Talstar P and Bifen IT both share the benefit of being a low toxic option with minimal dermal toxicity.

How long does talstar last outside?

30 days
Talstar P will last up to 30 days outside. You do want to apply about 24 hours before you are expecting any rain. After that point, rain will not affect it. 14 of 15 people found this answer helpful.

How quickly does Talstar work?

Answer: It all depends on the insect that is walking over the area treated with Talstar P, but most will die rather quickly, which means within 20 to 30 minutes to a few hours. Larger insects can take longer, such as roaches, scorpions, and spiders can take a day or two sometimes. Definitely not 7 to 10 days.

Is Talstar safe for dogs?

Yes. Talstar P can be safely used around pets as long as you follow the label instructions; all pets need to be out of the area while application is being made and they can return as soon as the application is dry.

Can I spray Talstar in rain?

Answer: When applying Talstar or most other insecticides, you want to make sure the product has at least 6 hours of full dry time prior to rain or watering to ensure it is completely rainfast. After 6 hours the product will typically hold up to standard outdoor elements roughly 30 days, sometimes more.

Is Talstar good for ants?

Answer: Talstar is great for 99% of bugs that might enter your home, but ants are especially difficult to get rid of. This is because an ant colony can reproduce new ants almost faster than you can kill them. Talstar will only kill the ants it touches.

Is Talstar P rain proof?

Talstar P can be applied to a damp or dry lawn. If rain is expected within 6 hours of application, we would recommend waiting until after the rain has stopped to apply. Talstar P is rainfast after about 6 hours.

How long does Talstar P take to dry?

Answer: Talstar P is a water based insecticide and it takes the same amount of time as water to dry. In most cases it is dry within 1 hour.

What chemicals do Terminix use?

A Terminix spokesperson stated the gas normally used for this type of fumigation is sulfuryl fluoride. According to the National Pesticide Information Center, sulfuryl fluoride is commonly used to eliminate beetles, bedbugs, clothes moths, cockroaches and rodents as well.

What is the best time to spray insecticide?

Apply pesticides during the cooler part of the day, such as the early morning or evening. Treatments made in the early morning allow foliage to dry before temperatures reach 85–90°F.

Is Talstar P safe for indoor use?

We would recommend our most popular insecticide, Talstar. It is a very safe product to use around children and pets and is widely used by professional companies every day in thousands of homes across the country. It is odorless, can be used indoors and outdoors and it is labeled for over 80 different insects.

How often can you spray Talstar?

Talstar P can be applied once a month on the outside of the structure and once every 90 days to the indoor cracks and crevices.

Is Talstar harmful to humans?

It is toxic to humans and pets if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin. Do not use this product on food crops. Make sure that you allow 30 or so minutes to pass after application so that the insecticide can dry before you allow humans or animals back into the treated areas.

How toxic is Talstar?

1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene is moderately toxic by ingestion or inhalation. The toxicity by skin exposure is moderate to low. It can cause central nervous system depression, anemia and bronchitis. These aren’t chemicals I would allow around my children or pets.

Can you spray Talstar on carpet?

Answer: No, Talstar P (Talstar One) cannot be sprayed as a broadcast on carpet, it is strictly a crack and crevice application along baseboards, under cabinets, behind appliances, around windows, doors, etc.

Is Talstar good for fleas?

The Talstar is the insecticide that will kill the fleas and leave a residual, and the NyGuard is the birth control that will halt the infestation from growing. Mix these in your sprayer together with water and spray any areas outdoors where you are having a problem with fleas or any other insect.

Is Talstar safe for well water?

Answer: Talstar is highly toxic to all aquatic life and should not be used near any bodies of water including rivers, ponds or lakes.

Is Talstar harmful to birds?

Answer: Talstar P is labeled for spider control, however, it can be toxic to bees if they’re sprayed directly or if they land on the residual. It is not harmful to birds but it is recommended to keep them and all animals out of the area while making an application. Once the application is completely dry, it’s safe.

Is Talstar P safe for infants?

Answer: Talstar P can be safely used in an infant’s room as long as the infant is out of the room during the application and he/she does not return until the spray is dry. Talstar P is to be used as only as a crack and crevice spray indoors.

What is the difference between Talstar and Talstar P?

Talstar P and Talstar One are actually the same thing. The manufacturer changed the name of the product from Talstar One to Talstar P, so that it would be more in line with the rest of their products. The P stands for Professional.