Dragnet SFR

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4 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.2

9 Reviews | 22 Q&A

Product Overview

Dragnet SFR containing Permethrin provides fast, effective, long lasting control for over 75 different types of insects including termites, both indoors and outdoors. Dragnet SFR is a professional grade, low-odor termiticide insecticide. More homes are treated with Dragnet SFR by professional pest management companies than any other product.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Permethrin 36.8%
Target pests Ants, Ant Mounds, Armyworms, Fire Ants, Carpenter Ants, Carpenter Bees, Boxelder Bugs, Centipedes, Chinch Bugs, Cockroaches, Asian Cockroaches, Crickets, Mole Crickets, Earwigs, Fleas, Flies, Ground Beetles, Gypsy Moths (adults & Caterpillars), Milipedes, Pill Bugs, Scorpions, Silverfish, Sod Webworms, Sowbugs, Spiders, Wasps, Ticks
For use in Commercial & Residential: Indoor & Outdoor: Homes, Office Buildings, Lawns, Shrubs, Ornamental Plants and Trees, Outside Surfaces of Buildings, Post-Construction (Termites), and Pre-Construction (Termites)
Pet safe Yes, if used as directed on Label
Yield (1) Quart will make 32-100 gallons of finished solution
Formulation Professional Product
NOT FOR SALE TO CT, NY (Restricted To Licensed Applicators Only)
Shipping Weight 2.43 lbs
Manufacturer FMC
EPA Registration 279-3062


How much Dragnet SFR should I purchase?

One (1) quart of Dragnet SFR makes 32-100 gallons of solution depending on the area to be treated and the type of pest you are treating for.

  • Indoor Treatments: for fleas, roaches, ticks, ants and other indoor pests, only 1 to 1.6 ounces is needed per gallon.
  • Outdoor treatments: for fleas, ticks, ants, mole crickets, chinch bugs and other insects, 1 ounce will treat 1000 square feet of lawn.(for other specific solution mixing instructions please refer to the label)

Areas treated as labeled are safe to return to after area is completely dry. Product should not be sprayed or applied directly to animals, feed, or drinking bowls.

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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    The best for those nasty caterpillars

    By Tracy on 05/14/2011

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    I love this stuff. I had issues with caterpillars eating my Oleanders but not any more. This stuff is great!   It also keeps my house ant free, a real feat in S. Florida.

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    9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    great stuff

    By Burla on 05/24/2014

    Kills literally all insects and stays in ground for termite control, and best part is safe for humans and kids and all other mammals. mix an ounce with a gallon and that is plenty to kill all insects. I have been using this stuff for almost a decade, and I haven't come close to using the gallon yet, not even half. A little goes a long way............ Only a small flower smell too, this is very refreshing and safe. Will kill fish, so don't use near ponds.

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    9 of 10 people found this review helpful

  • 4 of 5 Stars

    Dragnet SFR

    By Jdm on 06/13/2011

    I ordered this and it seems to have worked fine for me, I don't see any Carpenter Bees anymore, and it has cut back the amount of Horseflies and Mosquitoes.

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    7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • 1 of 5 Stars

    The use of Dragnet SFR

    By Christi on 10/15/2012

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    Last year I used this product and it worked. Now I don't know if it was also in combination with the Applecider Vinegar that I had put on the lawn 2 weeks before that helped to kill a massive infestation of fleas, but we have not had a problem again till a month ago, so I reordered this product... this time it did not work, so I suggest that if you're gonna work with this product, also use the Applecider Vinegar with it.

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    6 of 19 people found this review helpful

  • 3 of 5 Stars

    Long ago

    By Ron on 05/07/2011

    It seems they changed the formulations "inert ingredients". From long ago, as I recall, it could be used as a flea dip no more.

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    4 of 9 people found this review helpful

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How do I get rid of pine beetles?
Unfortunately, there is no easy solution when it comes to pine beetles. Infected trees should be cut down (before the newly hatched beetles fly out of the trees in the spring/summer) and the wood burned or chipped, while other still healthy trees should be sprayed annually to protect them. Because of the natural boring behavior of the beetle they are protected from topically applied insecticides and systemic insecticides (those injected into the tree or applied as a root drench) have proven ineffective for pine beetle infestations. Healthy trees can be protected before the beetles attack by topically spraying them with a product called Dragnet. The tree should be sprayed from the ground to 15 ft up the trunk to prevent future infestations.

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How much Dragnet should be mixed with one gallon of water?

how much chemical of dragnet should you put in a 1 gallon B&g sparayer the reason im asking is because the labbel ripped and i want to be sure how much to mix.. and still get the job done ...

You want to use 1fl oz of Dragnet into one gallon of water.

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How long is Dragnet SFR effective against treating fleas indoors?

I have called the exterminator twice within the span of about 2 weeks to treat fleas indoors. I was wondering if it doesn't last long, or does it just kill the fleas that are on the ground at the time...My dog is on a topical monthly flea treatment, but she seems to get bitten as soon as she comes back into our home despite having the place sprayed twice with the product...Any answers will be helpful. Thank you

Dragnet SFR does have a residual but it is not typically very long. Only a few weeks.  However, the bigger issue is if the company did not use an IGR, which is an insect growth regulator.  IGR's are essential when treating fleas because it prevents them from reproducing and laying more eggs.  Also, Dragnet SFR will not kill flea eggs, so when the company comes to spray they are probably killing some of the adults but not any eggs.  So after they leave and over the next few weeks you have new flea eggs hatching.  This is why our indoor flea kit comes with an easy to use aerosol can with flea killer and IGR in one can.  Also, you should be vacuuming thoroughly before the flea treatment and then you need to treat exactly 14 days later since flea eggs hatch every 2 weeks.

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How much Dragnet to use to treat bed bugs?

What is the recommended frequency for bedbugs? I.e. how long to wait between applications. thanks

You want to use 1fl oz of Dragnet into one gallon of water to treat bed bugs and retreat once every 2-3 weeks.

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How much Dragnet SFR do I need to use per 1 gallon of water?
You will use any where from 1 2/3 fl oz - 6 2/3 fl oz per gallon of water depending on what you are treating and where you will be applying the product. We recommend that you take a few moments to read the Dragnet SFR product label to find the correct usage rates for your needs.

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Dragnet SFR 4 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.2 (9 Reviews / 22 Q&A)

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