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|Active Ingredient(s)||Fipronil 9.1%|
|Pest Control||Termites, Ants (Acrobat, Argentine, Big-Headed, Carpenter, Crazy, Odorous, Pavement, Pharaoh, and Thief), Asian lady beetles, Darkling beetles, Cockroaches (Australian, Oriental, Smoky Brown), Black widow spiders, Brown recluse spiders, Cellar and Hobo spiders, Box-elder bugs, Pill bugs, Brown and dog ticks, Centipedes, Cluster Flies, European Earwigs, House Crickets, Millipedes, Paper Wasps, Silverfish, Yellow Jackets, Not for indoor use|
|Sale Prohibited||CA, AK, NY, CT, MN, MA, IN, WA, VT|
Taurus SC Termiticide Insecticide has the active ingredient fipronil that works similarly to other termiticides such as Termidor SC and Termidor Foam. It contains 9.1 percent fipronil, the active ingredient that's used in various liquid and foam insecticides. It attacks the target pest's central nervous system and slowly kills the insect over time. Some insecticides work on contact, eliminating the pest within a few minutes. Taurus does the opposite by giving the pest enough time to transfer the active ingredient back to the nest where it infects other members.
Though fipronil is a slow-acting poison, it starts to work at the moment of contact or ingestion. It causes hyperexcitation in the insect's muscles, preventing it from performing normal functions like feeding. After some time, the insect becomes paralyzed and dies. If the infected pest interacts with other members beforehand, they will also become infected and experience the same deadly fate.
Taurus SC Termiticide is labeled for outdoor use only. However, it can be used as a spot treatment indoors to target various termites in wall voids. It's important to read the directions before applying Taurus indoors. If in doubt, refer to the label.
Use this effective insecticide outdoors where termites and other insects invade structures such as homes and businesses. It can be used to treat termites and carpenter ants on wooden objects such as fence posts, decks, furniture and utility poles. Use it as a void treatment to kill termite colonies in homes, offices and industrial areas like warehouses.
Apply it in exterior cracks, holes and crevices in various buildings such as apartments, retail shops and service centers. It protects wood siding from insect damage and prevents termites from infiltrating foundation slabs in preconstruction. It can also be applied in the spaces where telephone and cable wires enter a building.
Taurus SC liquid insecticide controls many different insects, from various ant species to stinging pests like yellow jackets. It controls Asian lady beetles in the fall and brown dog ticks in the summer. The active ingredient also targets common outdoor pests such as pillbugs and boxelder bugs. Use this slow-acting yet highly effective pesticide to fight the following insects and more:
When termites and other pests invade properties and structures, control the infestations with Taurus SC termiticide and insecticide. It provides broad-spectrum control of many different outdoor pests, including several ant and termite species. It has a slow-acting formula to eliminate termites within three months and ant infestations in a few weeks. No matter the infestation, Taurus SC provides effective pest control results.
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Do not apply this product in a way that will contact workers or other persons, either directly or through drift. Only protected handlers may be in the area during application. For any requirements specific to your State or Tribe, consult the agency responsible for pesticide regulations.
For additional information on this product please reference the CDMS label database listed belowSDS/Labels
Is it safe to use this product in a home that has dogs and there is also a small child?
Please see the Taurus SC label for use around dogs and small children
I understood this product could be used indoors and around doors to keep flies out. I have a spider problem in our basement even though it is a dry area and not damp. When I read the article, I thought I had found the perfect answer to my problem. Now I don't think so. Help please. Lois Inman
I would use a combo Syngenta Demand CS and Syngenta Archer IGR. The Demand CS is a contact insecticide and the Archer IGR is a insect growth regulator.