Fipronil is one of the newest names on the market for pest control, effective in the elimination of ants, roaches, termites, and other common pests. This Phenylpyrazole family insecticide packs a powerful punch, with a projected kill rate of up to 95% of ants and roaches within just 3 to 5 days.
Fipronil is formulated to take out entire insect colonies with one treatment
Insect pests that come in contact with the active ingredient fipronil will absorb the product through their skin or by ingestion making them the real secret weapon in your attack on an insect infestation. The slow-acting effects of fipronil products allow time for pests to return home and spread the poison to others, leading to complete colony elimination in most cases.
Fipronil can be applied in gel bait form or as a liquid mixed from concentrate, depending on which insect pest you’re targeting. Our experts can help you find the right product to control your pest problem effectively. Products containing fipronil can be used to treat these pests, among others:
…and more, as labeled.
All fipronil-based products will eliminate insect groups in the same way—by interfering with basic insect nerve activity, resulting in death. This active ingredient is engineered to bind with insect nerve endings to specifically target unwanted pests. Ask our pros which form of this powerful active ingredient is right for your needs and apply as directed to get started with an effective pest control plan.
Fipronil is a broad-spectrum insecticide that has been classified as “low hazard” to humans, dogs, and cats by the EPA. Popular fipronil-based products such as Termidor or MaxForce contain lower percentages of the active ingredient than many popular flea-control pet products. Fipronil products are considered safe for use in the presence of humans and pets when applied outdoors and according to the label.