Fertilome Wasp and Hornet Killer Spray

Fertilome Wasp and Hornet Killer Spray

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Product Overview

Fertilome Wasp and Hornet is a ready-to-use aerosol formula that provides quick knockdown of target insects and their nests. The powerful combination of Tetramethrin and Sumithrin effectively controls hornets, wasps, and yellowjackets, plus also eliminates scorpions. It has a widespread reach of up to 20 ft. above ground. Available in 14 oz. can.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Tetramethrin - 0.200% Sumithrin - 0.125%
Target pests Wasps, Yellow Jackets, Hornets, and Scorpions.
For use in Homes.
Application Stand approx. 12-15 ft. from the nest at a safe location. Shake can before each use. Hold can upright and spray into nest opening. Continue spraying until completely saturated. Wait at least 24 hrs. before removing nest. Consult label for specific rates.
Pet safe Yes, if used as directed on label.
Formulation Aerosol.
Special Features Rapid knockdown. Reaches nests more than 20 ft. above ground.
Shipping Weight 1.00 lbs
Manufacturer VPG (Mfg. Number: FE10044)
UPC 732221100442
EPA Registration 1021-1649-7401



It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Use Restrictions:

  • Do not contaminate food and feedstuffs.
  • Do not apply when food is present.
  • Do not allow adults, children, or pets to enter the treated areas until sprays have dried.
  • Do not apply directly to sewers or drains, or to any area like a gutter where drainage to sewers, storm drains, water bodies, or aquatic habitat can occur, except as directed by the label.
  • Do not apply this product in a way that will contact adults, children, or pets, either directly or through drift.
  • Do not use in commercial food/feed processing, preparation, storage, or serving areas.
  • Remove pets and birds and cover fish aquariums before spraying, and turn aquarium systems off.
  • Do not water treated area to the point of runoff.
  • Do not make applications during rain.
  • All outdoor applications must be limited to spot or crack-and-crevice and wasp and hornet nest treatments only.
  • All outdoor applications to impervious surfaces such as sidewalks, driveways, patios, porches and structural surfaces (such as windows, doors, and eaves) are limited to spot and crack-and-crevice applications only.

In the home, cover all food/feed processing surfaces and utensils. Cover or remove exposed food/feed.

For Control of Nests of Wasps, Yellow Jackets and Hornets: The best time to spray the nest is in the early morning or early evening when the air temperature is cooler, most insects are in the nest, and little activity is observed around the nest opening. Spray only if the air is still. Stand at a safe distance from the nest. Do not stand directly under the nest. Hold container upright at arm’s length and point the actuator at the nest. First spray the opening of the nest. Then spray the rest of the nest until it is saturated. Treated insects may fall out of the nest and die. Any insects returning to the nest after treatment will be killed. Wait 48 hours before removing the nest. Hose off foliage of desirable plants contacted with spray.

For scorpions, stand 3-4 feet away and thoroughly cover the insect. Make sure scorpions are dead before removing.

This product may stain or adversely affect vinyl, painted, and plastic surfaces. Avoid application to asphalt roofing shingles as staining may occur. Test in an inconspicuous area and re-check in a few hours before using in areas where spray may contact these surfaces.

ATTENTION: This product contains a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer.


This pesticide is extremely toxic to aquatic organisms, including fish and aquatic invertebrates. Do not apply directly to water. Do not contaminate water when cleaning equipment or disposing of equipment washwaters or rinsate. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in water adjacent to treated areas. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does no blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area. This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply this product or allow it to drift to blooming crops or weeds while bees are actively visiting the area.

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