SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE - PERIMETER APPLICATION
This product is a ready-to-use formulation of imidacloprid intended to kill subterranean termite species of Coptotermes, Heterotermes, Reticulitermes, and Zootermopsis.
This product is formulated on a granulated carrier for perimeter band and/or soil incorporation applications. When applied to soil, precipitation and/or soil moisture cause the active ingredient to release from the granule and establish residues in the top few inches of soil at concentrations that will kill foraging termites which may be present at the time of application
Spot treatments with this product can be made in advance of the date when final treatment of the structure with a conventional soil applied termiticide and/or foundation treatment.
This product can be applied as directed to bare soils, landscaped areas and turfgrass immediately surrounding commercial and residential structures, as well as other wooden constructions subject to termite attack.
Applications should not be made when areas are waterlogged or when the soil is saturated with water. Adequate distribution of the active ingredient into the soil where termites are active cannot be achieved when these conditions exist.
Avoid runoff or puddling of irrigation water following application. Do not plant for the purpose of consumption, edible plants into the treated areas of soil.
Food utensils such as teaspoons and measuring cups should not be used for food purposes after use with this insecticide.
Avoid contamination of public and private water supplies.
Do not apply more than 80 lb. of this product (0.4 lb. of active ingredient) per acre per year.
NOTE: 1 level cup is approximately 8.5 oz. of PREMISE Insecticide Granules.
Perimeter Applications: This product can be used as a perimeter band application 3 to 10 feet wide around and adjacent to the structure foundation in commercial and residential areas. To kill subterranean termites foraging near commercial and residential structures, apply this product at a rate of 1.8 lb. (29 oz.) per 1,000 sq. ft. Irrigation of treated areas (not to the point of run-off) will move the active ingredient through the thatch layer in turf, through ground covering and into the underlying soil where termites forage.
Apply this product uniformly over the area being treated with standard granular application equipment; including hand-held spreaders or shaker cans, and wheel-mounted spreaders. Calibrate application equipment prior to use according to the manufacturer's directions. Check frequently to be sure equipment is working properly and distributing granules uniformly and accurately.