Advance Termite Inspection Cartridge

Advance Termite Inspection Cartridge (5 pack)
Advance Termite Inspection Cartridge (5 pack)

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Product Overview

Used in the Advance Termite Baiting System to monitor for termite activity around your home. The Advance Termite Inspection Cartridge contains Puri-Cell cellulose monitoring matrix to attract termites for pre-baiting. By pre-baiting, termite workers establish eating habits within termite stations, and the TIC can then be exchanged for Termite Bait Cartridges with active ingredient. Cartridges should be replaced every 12-15 months, regardless of termite activity.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient: Pure Compressed Cellulose (No Active Ingredient)
Target pests: Subterranean Termites
For use in: Advance Termite Monitoring Stations
Application: Replace the TIC on an as needed basis but not any longer than 15 months since installation or the last replacement
Pet safe: Yes, if used as directed on label
Shipping Weight: 0.29 lbs
Manufacturer: BASF (Mfg. Number: 45091681)

Details

How Advance Termite Inspection Cartridges Work

Termite Inspection Cartridges (TIC) are used during the monitoring phase of termite baiting. Each container has 93 grams of Puri-Cell monitoring matrix that contains no active ingredients. The matrix contains compressed cellulose and thus attracts termites from the wood base below for easier monitoring.

Termite Inspection Cartridges have a clear plastic casing for easy monitoring. While in the ground, it is possible for the TIC monitoring tablets to get wet and expand, forming layers within the TIC. This is normal and expected. These same expanded moist tablets remain very palatable to termites.

Target Pests

Subterranean Termites

Target Uses

Use the Termite Inspection Cartridge in Advance Termite Bait Stations only to attract termites that may be foraging in the area. The TIC contains no active ingredient, only the Puri-Cell preferred food matrix, formulated to be highly attractive to foraging termites. If termite activity is observed in the TIC, it should be removed and replaced with a Termite Bait Cartridge (sold separately). Stations should be checked every 3 months.

ACTIVE INGREDIENT: No active insecticide ingredient; contains compressed cellulose

Application Instructions

To inspect a station, remove the cover and visually examine the interior for the presence of termites, being careful to minimize disturbance of the termites. If live termites are present in the station, bait with Advanced Termite Bait II. Replace excessively decayed bait or pre-bait. Replace the station cover securely.

Termite Inspection Cartridges come in packs of 5 or 25 units. Each Advance Termite Bait Station uses one TIC at a time. Each TIC is effective for approximately 12 months.

Standard Application Rates

* Use one TIC per Advance Termite Bait Station. Cartridges should be inspected every 90 days and replaced every 12-15 months.

For use in the following areas:

Replacement inspection cartridges are for use in Advance Termite Bait Stations only that are already installed around the perimeter of structures.

Indoors

Advance Termite Inspection Cartridges are not for indoor use.

Outdoors

Use only in installed Advance Termite Bait Stations. While in the ground, it is possible for the TIC to become covered with mold. If the TIC has a slime mold within the cartridge, it should be replaced. In general, soot molds (black) appear to have no significant affect on the TIC.

Advance Termite Inspection Cartridge Features

  • Contains unique Puri-Cell preferred bait matrix.
  • Attractive for 12-15 months once installed in a bait station
  • Clear plastic housing for easy monitoring
  • Easy to monitor and service
  • No active ingredient for safe monitoring

Extra Tips

  • Replace TIC every 12 to 15 months, regardless of termite activity.
  • Replace cartridges if a slime mold develops within the cartridge.
  • Inspect Termite Bait Stations every 90 days for termite activity.
  • Do not apply routine pesticide applications in areas of termite bait stations.
  • Use only with Advance Termite Stations.

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What is the shelf life of an unused Advance Termite Inspection Cartridge?
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The Advance Termite Inspection Cartridges do not have a set shelf life since they do not contain an active ingredient.  You just want to be sure to store them in a dry place.

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What is the shelf life of the Advance Termite Inspection Cartridge II if left unopened?
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If unopened, the Advance Termite Inspection Cartridge have a two year shelf life. Be sure to store in a cool dry area.

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