ExciteR (1 oz)
ExciteR (1 oz)

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4 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.2

58 Reviews | 112 Q&A

Product Overview

ExciteR pyrethrin concentrate contains 6% pyrethrins and can be used alone in a fogger or pump sprayer, or as an additive to other insecticides such as malathion, permethrin or cypermethrin for a faster knock-down of insect pests. When used alone, ExciteR does not leave a long residual.

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This product used to be sold and marketed under the Envincio brand name.

ExciteR is now available in a 1 oz - single dose bottle for an easy one time use option! 

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Piperonyl butoxide 60%, Pyrethrins 6%
Target pests Ants, Bed Bugs, Cockroaches, Beetles, Fleas, Fruit Flies, Gnats, House Flies, Mosquitoes, Dark Mealworms, Grain Mites, Moths, Cloths Moths, Rice Weevils, Spiders, Ticks, Wasps and others
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For use in Commercial & Residential Indoors & Outdoors: Apartments, Food Plants, Hospitals, Hotels, Restaurants, Schools, Warehouses, Golf Courses, Parks, Zoos and others
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Application 0.25 - 4.25 oz. per gallon of water
* See label for complete application instructions
Formulation Professional Product
Shipping Weight 1.23 lbs
Manufacturer Zoecon
UPC 041535012243
EPA Registration 89459-41


ExciteR pyrethrin concentrate contains 6% pyrethrins and can be used alone in a fogger or pump sprayer, or as an additive to other insecticides such as cypermethrin for a faster knock-down of insect pests. When used alone, ExciteR does not leave a long residual.

Tank Mixes in Combination With Residual Insecticides:

ExciteR can be mixed with Cynoff EC Insecticide, Cynoff WP Insecticide, Conquer 3 Residual Insecticide, Prelude 4 Termiticide/Insecticide, Demon 4 EC Insecticide #100-1004, Perm-Up 3.2 EC, Astro Insecticide, LG Permethrin 3.2 Termiticide/Insecticide, Phaeton 354, Atroban 11% EC, Prentox Prenbay 1.5 EC, Prentox Perm-X 1E, at the rate of ¼ to ½ fl. oz. (equivalent to ½ to 1 tablespoon or 7.4 to 14.8 ml) per gallon of finished spray, for use as a flushing and knockdown agent to aid in control of crawling insects and flying insects as listed on the labels of each product. ExciteR cannot be mixed with any product containing a label prohibition against such mixing.

To provide increased control of resistant German Cockroaches:

Tank mix 2.125 to 4.25 fl. ounces of ExciterR with the appropriate amount of companion insecticide label. Prior to tank mixing, a small jar compatibility test should be conducted using the proper proportions of chemicals and water to ensure the physical compatibility of the mixture. When tank-mixing ExciteR with wettable powder formulations, first add the wettable powder to the diluent and agitate to thoroughly suspend it in solution and then add the desired amount of ExciteR to the diluted wettable powder.

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  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Death in a bottle !

    By Jasen on 08/12/2013

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    I spent hundreds of dollars trying to kill fleas this year. Finally I found the magic bullet. By mixing ExciteR, precor, and talstar I got all the life stages of the flea covered and instant relief from those nagging little bastards. Well worth the expense.......you know what they say buy quality the first time and you only cry once........not over and over and over again.

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    88 of 92 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    ExciteR Insecticide

    By Brian on 05/04/2012

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    Exciter is awesome. I worked for a small pest control company when I was in high school and we used exciter and cynoff for roaches. I sprayed the small backyard apartment I lived in which was infested with roaches. Never saw another live one. Great product for initial kill but has a short residual. That's why it is good to mix with cynoff which has a 3 month residual. Which means you only have to apply every 3 months.

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    69 of 73 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Works as Advertised!

    By Fischer on 06/28/2016

    I had been using just Mosquito Barrier (Natural Repellant) which was "ok" for clearing an afternoon BBQ some but when I mixed in ExciteR and Talstar, no more mosquitoes. It's been about three weeks and my wife and our two year old have been enjoying the outdoors almost every night since with not a single bite (Talstar is the residual product). I don't even see mosquitoes on our property. As a "gift" I offered to spray the neighbors on both sides... Knowing I treated all sides we have even less chance of carry over. I know it works because we went for a walk one night and got swarmed once we were only two houses away. Our property is mosquito free and I love it. Recommend wearing a full-face mask or respirator and goggles when spraying ExciteR or Talstar, long sleeves and gloves. Just for safety's sake.

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    62 of 62 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Great stuff

    By Bugman on 05/05/2011

    Use this product at specified usage with Cynoff EC for fast knockdown of German cockroaches.

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    47 of 49 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Kills Yellow Jackets Instantly

    By Christy on 09/12/2012

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    This stuff is amazing. My husband bought ExciteR Insecticide and uses it with a pump sprayer. It's made of pyrethrum, a natural extract made from the crushed flowers of the African chrysanthemum. As soon as he sprays the nest the yellow jackets start dying. They drop all around his feet, and the ones that are alive act all dopey. They start falling soon after. You might have to spray two or three times to eliminate the entire infestation, but it works great. Best of all, YOU WON'T GET STUNG. My husband has sprayed 7 or 8 nests and never been stung once!

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    46 of 47 people found this review helpful

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Can I combine ExciteR with TalstarP?
Absolutely.  ExciteR can be applied to any product, including Talstar, to add an extra "kick", or knockdown of insects.

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What can I use to prevent Cicada Killers from nesting in my yard, year after year?

I have a terrible problem with Cicada Killers year after year. We can't seem to kill them no matter what we use (Sevin, etc). Will this product get rid of them? They get so bad in July, my mail person is afraid to deliver mail to the house.

Cicada Killer wasps thrive in disturbed environments, such as landscaped yards and places where bare soil is exposed. You can discourage the wasps from nesting in your yard by cutting your grass on the highest setting and by adding a thick layer of mulch to flower beds during the Cicada Killer Wasp season. These wasps do not like over saturated lawns either, so over watering during their season will help prevent them. Unfortunately, there is no fool proof way to prevent cicada killer wasps. For current infestations, you would need to use Delta dust in each individual burrow.

We also like to let our customers know that the Cicada Killer wasps are beneficial insects that provide free pest control for a couple months each year. Cicada killer wasps paralyze and provision their burrows with other insects to feed their young.  The beneficial Cicada killer wasps, while large and intimidating to see, are mostly harmless and there have been very few reports of anyone getting stung by just being near them. In most cases where a sting was reported, the wasps were being held or molested in some way.

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Can ExciteR be used with a micro encapsulated pesticide such as Cy-Kick CS and Bifenthrin?
Yes, ExciteR Insecticide can be used for that extra punch in any insecticide product that we carry.  The only products you would not want to use ExciteR in are non-repellent products which of there are only two on our site, Termidor SC and Phantom.

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When can I wash off pyrethrin spray used on kitchen counter tops and floor?

the exterminator told me i couldn't wash the countertops or floor for 3 weeks in order to retain the insecticide's power to take down roaches. but it is so dirty and gross looking with the insecticide residue splattered over everything--i don't know if i can wait another 2 weeks before i am able to clean again. for now i have been using the stove top for food prep--which is very limiting also. so is it true--i really can't clean anything yet??

While we will not comment on your exterminator's work, we will advise you on how pyrethrin sprays are usually used for roach control. Most pyrethrin sprays have wording like this on the product label "Remove or cover exposed food and cover foodhandling surfaces in edible product areas of food handling areas" or "Cover or remove all food processing surfaces. Thoroughly wash all food processing surfaces before reuse".  Roach control sprays are usally applied directly into crack and crevices where roaches spend most of their time, not on surfaces where the roaches are unlikely to make direct contact. Also, while pyrethrin may irritate roaches for a couple of days after it has been applied, it is only likely to kill the roaches while it is wet.

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What is the shelf life of ExciteR/Kicker?
According to the manufacturer, ExciteR can last for up to 5 years if stored out of direct sunlight and the top is sealed on tight.

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ExciteR Insecticide 4 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.2 (58 Reviews / 112 Q&A)

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