What are pyrethrins sprays?
Pyrethrins (Pyrethrums) are natural-botanical insecticides found in daisy-like Chrysanthemum flowers(Tanacetum cinerariaefolium) . Pyrethrins have a low order of toxicity to warm-blooded animals and can be used in the homes safely.
How do pyrethrin insecticides work?
Pyrethrins provide a rapid knockdown of insects. Pyrethrins have low toxicity to warm blooded animals but is a powerful insect repellent. Pyrethrins target the central nervous system of insects providing a quick kill.
- Low Toxicity
- Rapid knockdown and kill of insects.
- Powerful insect repellent.
- Flushing Agent
- Environment friendly
- Outstanding Flushing
- Fogging Compounds
- No Insect Immunity
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EverGreen Pyrethrum Concentrate with 5.0%Pyrethrins is a botanical insecticide that is OMRI listed for organic production. As a broad spectrum insecticide, it may be used in sensitive areas for fast and effective control on such insects as roaches, ants, and store product pests. This pyrethrin based product (comes from chrysanthemum-like flowers) may be sprayed in food and non-food areas. EverGreen Pyrethrum Concentrate will provide an effective and fast control of insects including ants, cockroaches, and stored product pests with a quick knockdown.Learn More
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Pyrocide 100, with 1.00% pyrethrin and 4.87% dual synergists is a oil based solution providing a quick knockdown and a flushing action against listed pests. Pyrocide 100 may be used as a an ULV, area, space or contact spray. It kills a wide variety of insects including store product pests, roaches, flies, mosquitoes, and more listed insects by disrupting the insect's nervous system.Learn More
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MotherEarth 2% Py Contact Aerosol with 2% Pyrethrins (a botanical insecticide), is an all natural insecticide aerosol. With its straw tip, spray MotherEarth 2% Py into cracks and crevices, voids or other places where crawling insects such as bedbugs, ants, cockroaches, silverfish, spiders, ticks, and more are hiding. Without its straw tip, it may be used to kill flying insects such as house flies, fruit flies, wasps, and clothes moths and more listed flying insect.Learn More
Stryker 100 Insecticide with its dual active ingredients, Pyrethrins 1%, Piperonyl Butoxide 5% is perfect for fly control as a contact spray, area spray, or space spray . It may be applied through conventional fogging equipment and ULV (ultra low volume) generators. It also is labled to kill bed bugs, beetles, ants, earwigs, roaches, silverfish and spiders. Stryker may be directly sprayed in cracks and crevices or used as a void treatment. Spray where insects may harbor and are hiding.Learn More
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Zenprox Xtend Aerosol combines four insecticidal active ingredients for a broad-spectrum aerosol. It contains both etofenprox, just like Zenprox and Methoprene which is an insect growth regulator. Zenprox Xtend kills quickly on contact and has residual activity, as well as stopping the life stages of listed pests. Zenprox Xtend will control more than 25 listed pests and may be used as a surface, spot, crack and crevice or void treatments. Its flexible delivery options include a 360-degree valve and System III compatibility.Learn More
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FLEE Plus IGR Carpet Spray's combination of three active ingredients provide a quick knockdown, a residual insecticide to continue killing the emerged adults and an IGR to stop the flea cycle for seven months. This carpet flea spray is not only effective against fleas, but will also kill Brown Dog Ticks, Lone Star Ticks, Mosquitoes, Roaches, and other listed insects.
FLEE Plus IGR Carpet Spray in an inside killer for carpet, floors, and furniture.This 16 oz. can treats up to 2,100 sq.ft. You may need to treat twice in 2 weeks if flea population is severe.Learn More
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Azera Insecticide is an organic, broad spectrum insecticide that combines two active ingredients to reach hard to kill insects. The botanical derived active ingredients not only provide a quick kill but regulates insect growth. It has multiple modes of action working by controlling insect growth, contact, and ingestion. It is an OMRI listed and a certified organic product for organic production. It kills both hard-bodied and soft-bodied insects ( 200 listed insects and over 200 growing crops). Azera Insecticide can be used alone or mixed in your tank with other insecticides, wetting agents, fungicides, adjuvants foliar fertilizers or acaricides. tank mixed with most other acaricides, insecticides, adjuvants, fungicides, wetting agents, and foliar fertilizers.Learn More
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Stryker 5-4 Aerosol will provide a very quick contact kill with its synergized pyrethrin. It may be used as a crack and crevice treatment and is very handy in flushing insects out of their hiding places. It may be sprayed inside or outside.Learn More
Are pyrethrins safe?
Pyrethrins (Pyrethrums) have been used effectively to control insects and decomposes quickly in the environment making it environmentally friendly.
According to the USDA, synergized pyrethrum is one of the safest insecticides for use in food manufacturing plants. Pyrethrins are approved by the USDA around foodstuffs. Pyrethrins can be used in manufacturer facilities, homes, and around animals. It is often used where more dangerous pesticides cannot be used. Pyrethrins and its synergists very quickly disintegrate in the air and sunlight and is biodegradable. This assures no excessive build-up of insecticides that are dispensed.
Can insects get immune to pyrethrins?
Insect resistance is not an issue. Because pyrethrins decompose quickly in the environment, pyrethrin has been used for insect control for decades. There is virtually no insect resistance, so it is used in insect control, in a broad spectrum of settings.
Repellent and Insecticidal Properties
Besides pyrethrins knock-down on contact property, it also repels insects. This inherent repellency of insects has been observed in food establishments like restaurants in fly control programs using pyrethrins. Many flies that are not killed on contact will be found dead on places like windowsills or near doorways. The flies are repellled by the aerozolized area of pyrethrin and seek the outside.
2. Fogging Materials
Pyrethrins have long been the most popular fogging compounds for fogging entire areas with foggers.
(a) Oil Based Pyrethrins are used in all foggers. Most of the time they are ready to use (RTU) pyrethrin products, but some may be diluted.
- Pyronyl Oil Concentrate/ 3610-A - Pyrethrins 3.00%, Piperonyl Butoxide Technical 6.00%
(b) Water Based Pyrethrins (Emusifiables) are used in cold-ULV foggers and mosquito misting systems. Water based pyrethrins may be mixed with water or used as a ready to use product.
- Prentox Pyrethrin Spray Concentrate #96 - .96 %Pyrethrins,9.6% Piperonyl Butoxide
- Prentox Pyrethrin Fogging Insecticide PF - Pyrethrins 0.50%, Piperonyl Butoxide 5.0%
- Prentox Pyrethrin Spray Concentrate #96 - .96 %Pyrethrins, 9.6% Piperonyl Butoxide
- Riptide Insecticide ULV -0.5% Pyrethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide 25.0%
- Shockwave Fogging Concentrate -1.0% Pyrethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide 2.0%, Esfenvalerate .2%, Pyridine 1.0%
- Crop Spray -6.0% Pyrethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide 60.0%
Synergist Used With Pyrethrins
Synergist can be added to pyrethrins or synthetic pyrethroids, such as permethrin, to increase effectiveness.