SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE - SOIL INCORPORATION
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.
Soil Incorporation: Use this product to make spot treatments to kill termites in soil which may be present at the time of application.
Incorporate this product in localized areas of soil along the foundation of commercial and residential structures, or in soil adjacent to other threatened wooden constructions. After digging a narrow trench (about 6 inches in width and 6 inches in depth), uniformly incorporate 1/6 lb. (3.0 oz.) of this product per linear foot of trench. Mix this product thoroughly with the soil when backfilling the trench. Alternately, incorporate at a rate of 1/3 lb. (5.0 oz) of this product per sq. ft. of surface at critical areas such as around plumbing, bath traps, utility services or wells/cisterns, and around poles or posts, fencing and decking materials, landscape timbers and similar non-structural wood-to-soil contacts.